Il"i*ac (?), a. [L. Iliacus, Gr. . See Iliad.]

Pertaining to ancient Ilium, or Troy.

Gladstone.

 

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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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