gluteal

adjective glu·te·al \ ˈglü-tē-əl , glü-ˈtē- \

Definition of gluteal

: of or relating to the gluteus muscles

Recent Examples of gluteal from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gluteal.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of gluteal

1804


Medical Dictionary

gluteal

adjective glu·te·al \ ˈglüt-ē-əl , glü-ˈtē- \

medical Definition of gluteal

: of or relating to the buttocks or the gluteus muscles
  • the gluteal region extends to the anterior superior iliac spine
  • —S. W. Jacob & C. A. Francone

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gluteal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to laugh loudly or immoderately

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Intact Latin Quiz

  • roman-tablet
  • What did focus mean in Latin?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!