noun, plural glu·te·i [gloo-tee-ahy, gloo-tee-ahy] /ˈglu tiˌaɪ, gluˈti aɪ/. Anatomy.
- gluteofemoral bursa,
- gluteus maximus,
- gluteus medius,
- gluteus minimus,
Origin of gluteus
Examples from the Web for gluteus
Kardashian, ever the opportunist, no doubt surveyed the gluteus landscape and wanted in on the cultural “conversation.”Kim Kardashian Bares Her Shiny, Bounteous Butt, Breaks the Internet|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rod is straight while the body follows the curves of the vertebral column and the gluteus muscles.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
As for the gluteus minimus, it is deeply situated, and more or less sharply marked off from the second of the preceding muscles.
When it contracts, taking its fixed point at the pelvis, the gluteus medius extends the thigh, which it is also able to abduct.
noun plural -tei or -taei (-ˈtiːaɪ)
Word Origin for gluteus
"buttocks muscle," 1680s, from Modern Latin glutaeus, from Greek gloutos "the rump," in plural, "the buttocks."