gluteus medius

[ mee-dee-uh s ]
/ ˈmi di əs /

noun, plural glutei me·di·i [mee-dee-ahy] /ˈmi diˌaɪ/.

the muscle of the buttocks lying between the gluteus maximus and the gluteus minimus, involved in the abduction of the thigh.

Origin of gluteus medius

< New Latin: middle gluteus
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