sciatica


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sci·at·i·ca

 (sī-ăt′ĭ-kə)
n.
Pain along the sciatic nerve usually caused by a herniated disk of the lumbar region of the spine and radiating to the buttocks and to the back of the thigh.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from feminine of sciaticus, of the hip; see sciatic.]

sciatica

(saɪˈætɪkə)
n
(Pathology) a form of neuralgia characterized by intense pain and tenderness along the course of the body's longest nerve (sciatic nerve), extending from the back of the thigh down to the calf of the leg
[C15: from Late Latin sciatica; see sciatic]

sci•at•i•ca

(saɪˈæt ɪ kə)

n.
pain involving the sacral plexus or sciatic nerve, often felt in the lower back and along the back of the thigh.
[1400–50; < Medieval Latin, n. use of feminine of sciaticus sciatic]

sciatica

a painful condition in the region of the thighs and hips caused by neuritis of the sciatic nerve in the back of the thigh.
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sciatica

Pain from buttock to thigh caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sciatica - neuralgia along the sciatic nerve
neuralgia, neuralgy - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
Translations
عرق النساء
ischias
iskias

sciatica

[saɪˈætɪkə] N (Med) → ciática f

sciatica

[saɪˈætɪkə] nsciatique f

sciatica

nIschias m or nt

sciatica

[saɪˈætɪkə] n (Med) → sciatica

sci·at·i·ca

n. ciática, neuralgia que se irradia a lo largo del nervio ciático.

sciatica

n ciática
References in classic literature ?
This naturally led to some pleasant chat about sciatica, fevers, chills, lung diseases, and bronchitis; and Harris said how very awkward it would be if one of us were taken seriously ill in the night, seeing how far away we were from a doctor.
She remembered the time when the house was shut up by associating it with the time when she was confined to her bed by an attack of sciatica.
He seemed to be afflicted with some form of sciatica, and limped painfully along.
It could just be aches, pins and needles from sleeping or sitting in uncomfortable position, or it could be a sign of sciatica.
It could just be aches, pins and needles from sleeping or sitting in an uncomfortable position, or it could be a sign of sciatica.
ONE of the most obvious symptoms of sciatica is pain - which can range from mild to very severe, making it difficult to do basic daily activities or A 3D of the Dirk explains that it can be common for people with sciatica to also experience numbness and tingling/pins and needles that travel from the lower back and moves down one of your legs to your foot.
ONE of the most obvious symptoms of sciatica is pain - which can range from mild to very severe, making it difficult to do basic daily activities or Dirk explains that it can be common for people with sciatica to also experience numbness and tingling/pins and needles that travel from the lower back and moves down one of your legs to your foot.
A licensed physical therapist who specializes in treating low back pain and sciatica will address the leading causes of low back pain, the top mistake sufferers make, and strategies for natural healing.
Sciatica can be acute, lasting a few weeks, or chronic, persisting for more than three months.
Herein, we report a female case of non-discogenic sciatica secondary to inflammation of the inferior musculus gemellus.
Objective: To calculate frequency and grades of undocumented anxiety and depression in patients having unilateral sciatica due to single prolapsed lumbar inter-vertebral disc (PLIVD).
The pain down the back of your leg sounds like sciatica.