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gluteus minimus

[min-uh-muh s] /ˈmɪn ə məs/
noun, plural glutei minimi
[min-uh-mahy] /ˈmɪn əˌmaɪ/ (Show IPA)
the innermost muscle of the buttocks, involved in the abduction and rotation of the thigh.
Origin of gluteus minimus
< New Latin: smallest gluteus Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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