gluteus maximus

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gluteus max·i·mus

n. pl. glutei max·i·mi (măk′sə-mī′)
The largest and outermost of the gluteal muscles.

[New Latin glūteus maximus : glūteus, gluteus + maximus, largest.]

glu′teus max′i•mus

(ˈmæk sə məs)

n., pl. glutei max•i•mi (ˈmæk səˌmaɪ)
the broad, thick, outermost muscle of each buttock.
[1900–05; < New Latin: largest gluteus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gluteus maximus - the outermost of the three gluteal musclesgluteus maximus - the outermost of the three gluteal muscles
glute, gluteal muscle, gluteus, gluteus muscle - any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh
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Together with the muscles, the main accelerators are the gluteus maximus and the knee extensors .
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