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gluteus or glutaeus (ɡlʊˈtiːəs Pronunciation for )



(plural) -tei, -taei  (-ˈtiːaɪ) 
  1. any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus

Derived Forms

gluˈteal, gluˈtaeal adjective

Word Origin

C17: from New Latin, from Greek gloutos buttock, rump

Example Sentences Including 'gluteus'

Other muscles to test if TFL is weak: quadriceps, adductors, gluteus medius and upper part of gluteus maximus, psoas.
Andrews, Elizabeth Muscle Management


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