Gluteal Glu"te*al, a. [G. ? rump, pl., the buttocks.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the glut[ae]us. [1913 Webster]

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  • gluteal — by 1804, from GLUTEUS (Cf. gluteus) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gluteal — [glo͞ot′ē əl; ] also [ glo͞o tē′əl] adj. [ GLUTE(US) + AL] of or near the muscles of the buttocks …   English World dictionary

  • gluteal — Relating to the buttocks. [G. gloutos, buttock] * * * glu·te·al glüt ē əl, glü tē adj of or relating to the buttocks or the gluteus muscles <the gluteal region extends to the anterior superior iliac spine (S. W. Jacob & C. A. Francone)> * * …   Medical dictionary

  • gluteal artery — n either of two branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the gluteal region: a) the largest branch of the internal iliac artery that sends branches esp. to the gluteal muscles called also superior gluteal artery b) a branch that is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gluteal lines — can refer to: * Inferior gluteal line * Anterior gluteal line * Posterior gluteal line …   Wikipedia

  • gluteal nerve — n either of two nerves arising from the sacral plexus and supplying the gluteal muscles and adjacent parts: a) one arising from the posterior part of the fourth and fifth lumbar nerves and from the first sacral nerve and distributed to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gluteal nerve — can refer to: * Superior gluteal nerve * Inferior gluteal nerve …   Wikipedia

  • Gluteal artery — can refer to: * Superior gluteal artery * Inferior gluteal artery …   Wikipedia

  • Gluteal vein — can refer to: * Superior gluteal veins * Inferior gluteal veins …   Wikipedia

  • Gluteal gait — is an abnormal gait caused by neurological problems. If the superior gluteal nerve or obturator nerves are injured, they fail to control the gluteus minimus and medius muscles properly, thus producing an inability to tilt the pelvis upward while… …   Wikipedia

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