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 (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.


(ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl)

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


Relating to the buttocks.
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Adj.1.gluteal - of or relating to or near the gluteus muscles


[glʊˈtiːəl] ADJglúteo


adjGesäß-; gluteal musclesGesäßmuskeln pl


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


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.
Kostekci, "Alcohol neurolysis for persistent pain caused by superior cluneal nerves injury after iliac crest bone graft harvesting in orthopedic surgery: report of four cases and review of the literature," Spine, vol.
The superficial cluneal nerves were identified and protected.
The corticoperiosteal flap allows avoiding various complications at the donor site that can frequently occur after other bone grafts: chronic (>6 months) donor site pain (8%), dysesthesias around the incision area, iatrogenic nerve injuries (cluneal nerves and lateral femoral cutaneous nerve), superior gluteal artery injuries, iliac fractures and hernias, in case of iliac crest bone graft [39-41] chronic pain (7%), dysesthesias around the incision area, instability and limited range of motion in the ankle, sensory deficit, claw toe, and dorsiflexion of the great toe, in case of vascularized fibula graft [42].