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sacroiliac the sacrum bone and the ilium of the pelvis, along with their connective tissues. [2 definitions]
sacrosanct regarded as dedicated to holy use or as so sacred as to be immune to desecration; inviolable; consecrated. [2 definitions]
sacrum in higher vertebrates, a bone that supports the dorsal wall of the pelvis, formed from the fusion of two or more basal vertebrae.
sad despondent, unhappy, or sorrowful. [4 definitions]
sadden to make or become sad.
saddle a seat, usu. of leather, used on the back of a horse or like animal to carry a rider. [9 definitions]
saddleback an animal or object having a low, hollow back that resembles a saddle.
saddle-backed having a low back or upper side curved like a saddle. [2 definitions]
saddlebag a bag or one of a pair of bags straddling or hung from a saddle, or a similar bag for a bicycle or motorcycle.
saddle block anesthesia a method of spinal anesthesia, often used during childbirth, that produces numbness in the perineal area.
saddlebow the arched front section of a saddle.
saddlecloth a heavy cloth placed under the saddle of a horse, esp. one bearing the number of a racehorse.
saddle horse a horse bred, trained, and used for riding. [2 definitions]
saddleless combined form of saddle.
saddler one who makes, sells, or repairs saddles and other equipment for horses.
saddle roof a roof with a gable at either end of the ridge.
saddlery saddles, harnesses, and other equipment for horses. [2 definitions]
saddle seat a chair seat that is slightly concave and has a lengthwise central ridge.
saddle shoe an oxford shoe, usu. white, with a band of contrasting leather, usu. brown, across the instep.
saddle soap a soap, usu. containing neat's-foot oil, used to clean and soften leather.
saddle sore an irritation or sore on a horse or rider caused by the friction of a saddle.