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gemellus

noun ge·mel·lus \ jə-ˈme-ləs \

medical Definition of gemellus

plural gemelli play \-ˌlī\ also gemelluses
:either of two small muscles of the hip that insert into the tendon of the obturator internus:
a :a superior one originating chiefly from the outer surface of the ischial spine called also gemellus superior
b :an inferior one originating chiefly from the ischial tuberosity called also gemellus inferior

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