Meaning of gluteus medius

glu'teus me'di•us

Pronunciation: (mē'dē-us), [key]
— pl. glutei me•di•i
  1. the muscle of the buttocks lying between the gluteus maximus and the gluteus minimus, involved in the abduction of the thigh.
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