Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or situated near the ilium.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to ancient Ilium, or to the Trojan, war; Ilian: as, “the Iliac cycle,”
  • Pertaining to the ileum; ileac. Also iliacal.
  • Of or pertaining to the ilium or flank-bone.
  • noun An iliac artery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to ancient Ilium, or Troy.
  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis.
  • adjective rare See Ileac, 1.
  • adjective the upper margin of the ilium.
  • adjective See Ileus.
  • adjective a region of the abdomen, on either side of the hypogastric regions, and below the lumbar regions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the ilium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the ilium

Etymologies

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From Latin īliacus.

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