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Meaning of SCIATIC

Pronunciation:  sI'atik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or relating to the ischium (or the part of the hipbone containing it); "sciatic nerve"
  2. [adj]  relating to or caused by or afflicted with sciatica
 

SCIATIC is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sci*at"ic\, a. [F. sciatique, LL. sciaticus, from L.
    ischiadicus, Gr. ?. See {Ischiadic}.] (Anat.)
    Of or pertaining to the hip; in the region of, or affecting,
    the hip; ischial; ischiatic; as, the sciatic nerve, sciatic
    pains.
    
    
  2. \Sci*at"ic\, n. [Cf. F. sciatique.] (Med.)
    Sciatica.
    
    
 

 

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