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gluteal

[gloo-tee-uh l, gloo-tee-uh l] /ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; glute(us) + -al1
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  • Her hips and gluteal muscles seemed to stop working.
Word Origin and History for gluteal
adj.

by 1804, from gluteus + -al (1).

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gluteal in Medicine

gluteal glu·te·al (glōō'tē-əl, glōō-tē'-)
adj.
Of or relating to the buttocks.

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