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
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