gluteus minimus

[min-uh-muh s]

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.

Origin of gluteus minimus

< New Latin: smallest gluteus
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