gluteal

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

Definition of gluteal 

: of or relating to the gluteus muscles

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Standing Pretzel This classic barre exercise will challenge all three gluteal muscles, including your thighs. NBC News, "5 simple exercises for stronger, tighter glutes," 2 May 2018 In the lead-up to the men’s singles competition at the Olympics this week, Rippon has been celebrated for his robust thigh and gluteal muscles, not to mention his tight abs. Karen Crouse, New York Times, "Adam Rippon on Quiet Starvation in Men’s Figure Skating," 13 Feb. 2018 My whole life, I’ve been saddled with more gluteal square footage than the typical guy. Ted Spiker, Esquire, "Men Don't Pay Enough Attention to Their Butts," 20 Sep. 2017 Another method less commonly used is the insertion of gluteal implants, which are typically made of silicone. Lily Herman, Allure, "This Woman Died After a Botched Butt Enhancement Surgery From a Fake Doctor," 7 Aug. 2017 But there's another health risk from sitting all day that most people don't know about: gluteal amnesia, or dead butt syndrome. Anthea Levi, CNN, "Dead butt syndrome: How to get your rear in gear," 9 June 2017 Ryu was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a gluteal injury after his last start April 30. J.p. Hoornstra, Orange County Register, "Dodgers Notes: Hyun-Jin Ryu set to return Thursday in Colorado," 9 May 2017

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1804, in the meaning defined above

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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

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