gluteal artery


: either of two branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the gluteal region:
: the largest branch of the internal iliac artery that sends branches especially to the gluteal muscles

called also superior gluteal artery

: a branch that is distributed especially to the buttocks and the backs of the thighs

called also inferior gluteal artery

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“Gluteal artery.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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