[gloo-tee-uh l, gloo-tee-uh l]
- pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks.
Origin of gluteal
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Examples from the Web for gluteal
The old operation, or ligature of the gluteal artery in the hip.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
They have specialized tissue in the gluteal area for storing water.Planet of the Damned
The injections were made into the lumbar or into the gluteal muscles.
In this series the caffein was injected into the gluteal muscles.
The prominence formed by the gluteal muscles of either side.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
Word Origin and History for gluteal
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to the buttocks.
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