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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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The sciatic nerve, posterior femoral cutaneous nerve, gluteal nerves, and the gluteal vessels pass below the Piriformis muscle.
Posteriorly, the gluteal muscles and their fascia are attached, with innervation from the lumbosacral plexus via the gluteal nerves.
B) Still-functioning gluteal nerves are connected to the nearby, paralysis-affected pudendal nerve, restoring bowel-and-bladder function.