Medical Dictionary

gluteal artery

noun

Medical Definition of gluteal artery

  1. :  either of two branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the gluteal region:a:  the largest branch of the internal iliac artery that sends branches especially to the gluteal muscles—called also superior gluteal arteryb:  a branch that is distributed especially to the buttocks and the backs of the thighs—called also inferior gluteal artery


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