Medical Dictionary

gemellus

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noun ge·mel·lus \jə-ˈme-ləs\

Medical Definition of gemellus

plural

gemelli

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gemelluses

  1. :  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 superiorb:  an inferior one originating chiefly from the ischial tuberosity—called also gemellus inferior

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