1. <anatomy> Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery.

2. Iliac crest, the upper margin of the ilium.

3. Iliac region, a region of the abdomen, on either side of the hypogastric regions, and below the lumbar regions.

Alternative forms: ileac.

Origin: Cf. F. Iliaque.

(11 Mar 1998)

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