iliac definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or situated nearby the ilium.
    • Of or pertaining to the ilium.
    • Pertaining to old Ilium, or Troy.
    • regarding, or perhaps in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone regarding the pelvis.
    • See Ileac, 1.
    • of or regarding the ilium
  • others:
    • Pertaining to the ileum; ileac. Also iliacal.
    • Of or pertaining to the ilium or flank-bone.
    • Of or pertaining to ancient Ilium, or even the Trojan, war; Ilian: as, “the Iliac cycle,”
  • noun:
    • An iliac artery.

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