gluteus minimus


gluteus min·i·mus

noun \-ˈmin-ə-məs\
plural glutei min·i·mi \-ˌmī\

Definition of GLUTEUS MINIMUS

: the innermost of the three muscles in each buttock that arises from the outer surface of the ilium, that is inserted into the greater trochanter of the femur, and that acts similarly to the gluteus medius

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