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English definition of “gluteal”


adjective uk   /ˈɡluː.ti.əl/ us    /ˈɡluː.t̬i.əl/ specialized
relating to the buttocks ( =either side of a person's bottom), especially the muscles: The gluteal muscles extend the hip and are important for standing up, walking, and running.The buttocks
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