gluteal

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Related to cluneal: middle cluneal nerve

glu·te·us

 (glo͞o′tē-əs, glo͞o-tē′-)
n. pl. glu·te·i (glo͞o′tē-ī′, glo͞o-tē′ī′)
Any of the three large muscles of each buttock, especially the gluteus maximus, that extend, abduct, and rotate the thigh.

[New Latin glūteus, from Greek gloutos, buttock.]

glu′te·al adj.

glu•te•al

(ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl)

adj.
pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks.
[1795–1805; glute (us) + -al1]

gluteal

Relating to the buttocks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gluteal - of or relating to or near the gluteus muscles
Translations

gluteal

[glʊˈtiːəl] ADJglúteo

gluteal

adjGesäß-; gluteal musclesGesäßmuskeln pl

glu·te·al

a. glúteo-a, rel. a las nalgas;
___ foldpliegue ___;
___ reflexreflejo ___.

gluteal

adj glúteo
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Sphincter-saving resection by cluneal arched skin incision for a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the lower rectum: A case report.
The superficial cluneal nerves were identified and protected.
The affected nerve is the superior cluneal nerve and is from the L1, L2, or L3 nerve root.