Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the sacrum and the ilium: as, the sacro-iliac articulation.
“Related problems can include sacro-iliac conditions and abnormal spinal curvature problems.”
“I sat three inches deep in black leather and considered that of all American craftsmen I admired their chair designers most: in no other country in the world could one sit on the same seat for several hours without protest from the sacro-iliac.”
“The sacro-iliac articulations are such that a very limited amount of movement is possible; free movement, however, is unnecessary because of the enarthrodial (ball and socket) femeropelvic joint.”
“In observing animals that are limping, (as in supporting-leg-lameness) one notices particularly the sacro-iliac region in hind leg affections and the occipital region in lameness of the front legs.”
“-- The place of entrance of the bullet was 1 inch in front of the right anterior superior spine, and of exit behind the left sacro-iliac synchondrosis.”
“The common iliac arteries giving off the internal iliac branches on the sacro-iliac symphyses; g g, the right and left ureters.”
“On considering the circles of inosculation formed around the innominate bone between the branches derived from the iliac arteries near the sacro-iliac junction, and those emanating from the common femoral, above and below Poupart's ligament, it will at once appear that, in respect to the lower limb, the collateral circulation will occur more freely if the ligature be applied to the main vessel (external iliac) than if to the common femoral below its branches.”
“Common Eocene ancestors occurred at the beginning of his lecture; and I believed that if it got no stronger than this, I could at least preserve the appearance of comprehending him; but it got stronger, and at sacro-iliac notch I may say, without using any grossly exaggerated expression, that I became unconscious.”
“These fractures are frequently bilateral, and are often associated with separation of the sacro-iliac joint, with longitudinal fracture of the sacrum (Fig. 55), or with other fractures of the pelvic-bones.”
“POTT'S DISEASE: _Pathology_; _Clinical features_ -- Pott's disease as it affects different regions of the spine -- Disease of the sacro-iliac joint; Syphilitic disease of spine; Tumours of vertebræ;”
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