sciatica(redirected from sciatic neuritis)
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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.]
(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)
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]
a painful condition in the region of the thighs and hips caused by neuritis of the sciatic nerve in the back of the thigh.See also: Disease and Illness
Pain from buttock to thigh caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve.
sciatica[saɪˈætɪkə] N (Med) → ciática f
sciatica[saɪˈætɪkə] n → sciatique f
n → Ischias m or nt
sciatica[saɪˈætɪkə] n (Med) → sciatica
n. ciática, neuralgia que se irradia a lo largo del nervio ciático.