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gluteus medius

[mee-dee-uh s]
noun, plural glutei me·di·i [mee-dee-ahy] /ˈmi diˌaɪ/.
  1. the muscle of the buttocks lying between the gluteus maximus and the gluteus minimus, involved in the abduction of the thigh.
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Origin of gluteus medius

< New Latin: middle gluteus
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