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iliac


adjective

  1. of, relating to, or situated near the ilium.

adjective

  1. anatomy of or relating to the ilium
adj.

1510s, “pertaining to the disease ileus or colic,” from French iliaque or directly from Late Latin iliacus, from ilium “flank, side, entrails” (see ileum).

adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or situated near the ilium.

Plural ilia

  1. The uppermost and widest of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones. See more at skeleton.

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