glutei medii

gluteus medius

[mee-dee-uhs]
noun, plural glutei medii [mee-dee-ahy] .
the muscle of the buttocks lying between the gluteus maximus and the gluteus minimus, involved in the abduction of the thigh.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin: middle gluteus

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gluteus medius

noun
the middle of the three gluteal muscles 
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