Definition of ischial in English:

ischial

adjective

  • See ischium

    • ‘Typically they overlie pressure areas, including elbows, fingers, and Achilles, ischial, and sacral prominences.’
    • ‘The sacrotuberous ligament is a cartilaginous attachment of the sacrum to the ischial tuberosity.’
    • ‘In adolescent patients with a history of proximal hamstring injury and current ischial tenderness, a radiograph of the pelvis should be performed.’
    • ‘Vertex rotates from transverse to either posterior or anterior position to pass the ischial spines.’
    • ‘Defect or nonunion of the pubic and ischial rami is occasionally observed.’

Pronunciation

ischial

/ˈɪskɪəl/