gluteus

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noun glu·te·us \ˈglü-tē-əs, glü-ˈtē-\

Definition of gluteus

plural

glutei

play \ˈglü-tē-ˌī, -tē-ˌē; glü-ˈtē-ˌī\
  1. :  any of the large muscles of the buttocks; especially :  gluteus maximus

Origin and Etymology of gluteus

New Latin glutaeus, gluteus, from Greek gloutos buttock — more at cloud


First Known Use: circa 1681


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gluteus

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noun glu·te·us \ˈglüt-ē-əs, glü-ˈtē-\

Medical Definition of gluteus

plural

glutei

\ˈglüt-ē-ˌī, -ē-ˌē; glü-ˈtē-ˌī\play play play
  1. :  any of three large muscles of the buttocks:a:  gluteus maximusb:  gluteus mediusc:  gluteus minimus


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