gluteus maximus muscle

musculus gluteus maximus.

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  • gluteus maximus — [mak′sə məs] n. pl. glutei maximi [mak′səmī΄] the outermost of the glutei, a large, rounded muscle that acts to extend the thigh …   English World dictionary

  • gluteus maximus — noun the outermost of the three gluteal muscles • Hypernyms: ↑gluteus, ↑gluteus muscle, ↑gluteal muscle, ↑glute * * * /mak seuh meuhs/, pl. glutei maximi /mak seuh muy /. 1. the broad, thick, outermost muscle of the buttocks, involved in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gluteus maximus — noun (plural glutei maximi) Etymology: New Latin, literally, largest gluteus Date: 1831 the outermost muscle of the three glutei found in each of the human buttocks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gluteus maximus — /mak seuh meuhs/, pl. glutei maximi /mak seuh muy /. 1. the broad, thick, outermost muscle of the buttocks, involved in the rotation and extension of the thigh. 2. Facetious. the buttocks. [1900 05; < NL: largest gluteus] * * * …   Universalium

  • gluteus maximus — glu′teus max′i•mus [[t]ˈmæk sə məs[/t]] n. pl. glutei max•i•mi [[t]ˈmæk səˌmaɪ[/t]] anat. the broad, thick, outermost muscle of each buttock • Etymology: 1900–05; < NL: largest gluteus …   From formal English to slang

  • musculus gluteus maximus — [TA] gluteus maximus muscle: origin, posterior aspect of ilium, posterior surface of sacrum and coccyx, sacrotuberous ligament, fascia covering gluteus medius; insertion, iliotibial tract of fascia lata, gluteal tuberosity of femur; innervation,… …   Medical dictionary

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