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Meaning of ILIAC

Pronunciation:  'ilee`ak

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (anatomy) of or relating to the ilium
 

ILIAC is a 5 letter word that starts with I.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Il"i*ac\, a. [L. Iliacus, Gr. ?. See {Iliad}.]
    Pertaining to ancient Ilium, or Troy. --Gladstone.
    
    
  2. \Il"i*ac\, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See {Ileum}, and cf. {Jade}
    a stone.]
    1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or
       dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written
       also {ileac}.]
    
    2. See {Ileac}, 1. [R.]
    
    {Iliac crest}, the upper margin of the ilium.
    
    {Iliac passion}. See {Ileus}.
    
    {Iliac region}, a region of the abdomen, on either side of
       the hypogastric regions, and below the lumbar regions.
    
    
 

 

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