Kardashian, ever the opportunist, no doubt surveyed the gluteus landscape and wanted in on the cultural “conversation.”
As for the gluteus minimus, it is deeply situated, and more or less sharply marked off from the second of the preceding muscles.
When it contracts, taking its fixed point at the pelvis, the gluteus medius extends the thigh, which it is also able to abduct.
The rod is straight while the body follows the curves of the vertebral column and the gluteus muscles.
"buttocks muscle," 1680s, from Modern Latin glutaeus, from Greek gloutos "the rump," in plural, "the buttocks."
gluteus glu·te·us (glōō'tē-əs, glōō-tē'-)
n. pl. glu·te·i (glōō'tē-ī', glōō-tē'ī')
Any of the three large muscles of each buttock, especially the gluteus maximus, that extend, abduct, and rotate the thigh.