gluteus minimus

[ min-uh-muh s ]
/ ˈmɪn ə məs /

noun, plural glutei min·i·mi [min-uh-mahy] /ˈmɪn əˌmaɪ/.

the innermost muscle of the buttocks, involved in the abduction and rotation of the thigh.

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Origin of gluteus minimus

< New Latin: smallest gluteus

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