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  • adj. iliac

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Iliac.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as iliac, 1.


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  • The megatherium had wide iliacal expansions due to its semi-erect habits; but as its weight was in great part supported by the huge tail, and as the fermora rested in acetabula placed far forward, the leverage necessary to contract the lower portion of the pelvis was absent.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884


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