Medical Definition of Ischiadic spine

1. A pointed process from the posterior border of the ischium on a level with the lower border of the acetabulum; gives attachment to the sacrospinous ligament; the pudendal nerve passes dorsal to the ischial spine, which is palpable per vagina or rectum, and thus is used as a target for the needle-tip in administering a pudendal nerve block. Synonym: spina ischiadica, ischiadic spine, sciatic spine. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ischiadic Spine

ischemic anoxia
ischemic colitis
ischemic contracture of the left ventricle
ischemic hypoxia
ischemic mitral regurgitation
ischemic muscular atrophy
ischemic necrosis
ischemic neuropathy
ischemic optic neuropathy
ischemic preconditioning
ischemic stroke
ischiadic plexus
ischial bone
ischial bursa
ischial callosity
ischial tuberosity
ischiatic hernia
ischiatic nerve
ischiatic nerves

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