gemellus

noun
ge·​mel·​lus | \jə-ˈme-ləs \
plural gemelli\ -​ˌlī \ also gemelluses

Medical Definition of gemellus 

: 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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