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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.]
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n, pl -tei or -taei (-ˈtiːaɪ)
(Anatomy) any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek gloutos buttock, rump]
gluˈteal, gluˈtaeal adj
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glu•te•us(ˈglu ti əs, gluˈti-)
n., pl. -te•i (-tiˌaɪ, -ˈti aɪ)
any of the three muscles of each buttock, involved in the rotation and extension of the thigh, esp. the gluteus maximus.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek glout(ós) the rump + Latin -eus adj. suffix]
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|Noun||1.||gluteus - any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh|
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
gluteus maximus - the outermost of the three gluteal muscles
gluteus medius - the middle of the three gluteal muscles
gluteus minimus - the innermost of the three gluteal muscles
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gluteus[gluːˈtiːəs] N (glutei (pl)) [gluːˈtiːaɪ] → glúteo m
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