Gluteus Definition

glo͝otē-əs, glo͝o-tē-
glutei
noun
glutei
Any of the three muscles that form each of the buttocks and act to extend, abduct, and rotate the thigh.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
glutegluteal musclegluteus muscle

Other Word Forms of Gluteus

Noun

Singular:
gluteus
Plural:
gluteuses

Origin of Gluteus

  • New Latin glūteus from Greek gloutos buttock

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek γλουτός (gloutos).

    From Wiktionary

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