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sciatic

1. Anatomy of or relating to the hip or the hipbone
2. of, relating to, or afflicted with sciatica
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Key words: Alces alces, anatomy, moose, pelvis, Isle Royale, sex, tuberosity, ungulate, ischiatic arch.
The penile artery was divided into three branches before 4-5mm from the ischiatic arch(Fig3).Among these branches, one division and the most thin branch entered and supplied blood to the urethra.
These characters include: 1) large pubic peduncle of the ilium, longer than wide and much longer than the ischiatic peduncle; 2) obturator process of the ischium large, tapering and projected cranially to the level of the puboischiatic contact; 3) presence of a small notch that separates the caudodistal margin of the obturator process from the ischiatic shaft; 4) pubis with a large distal boot, which presents a well developed cranial and caudal expansion; and 5) moderately high ascending process of the astragalus (Perez-Moreno et al., 1999).
Pelvic bone elongated, straight, pointed, and running parallel to belly; ischiatic process short, with one small pointed apophyses.
The electrodes were placed at a 50% imaginary line between the ischiatic tuberosity and the medial condyle of the tibia.
This neuropathy results from invasion of the nerves of the sciatic plexus, nerves of the brachial plexus, or ischiatic nerves by neoplastic lymphocytes.
To this aim, a tourniquet was applied proximally to the shaft of the penis and an extensive resection was performed close to the ischiatic arch, dividing the suspensory ligament of penis.
L5 = fifth lumbar vertebrae, L6 = sixth lumbar vertebrae, L7 = seventh lumbar vertebrae, FN = femoral nerve, ON = obturator nerve, IN = ischiatic nerve, bpm = branch to the pectineus muscle, bqm = branch to the quadriceps muscle, bsm = branch to the sartorius muscle.
Foot clenching and weakness have been described in birds with cardiovascular disease (endocarditis, atherosclerosis), (24,25) poisoning (organophosphate, heavy metal), (26) orthopedic abnormalities (appendicular fracture, spinal trauma, degenerative joint disease), (27) metabolic abnormalities (hypocalcemia, hypovitaminosis B2, vitamin E and selenium deficiency), and neurologic disease (infectious or parasitic polioencephalomyelitis, poliomalacia, and ischiatic nerve compression), (28) but some cases remain idiopathic.
The sciatic artery has several names the persistent sciatic, axial, ischiatic or ischiopopliteal arterial trunk (Papon et al., 1999).