Relating to the buttocks. [G. gloutos, buttock]

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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)>

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glu·te·al (glooґte-əl) [Gr. gloutos buttock] pertaining to the buttocks. Called also natal and pygal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Gluteal — Glu te*al, a. [G. ? rump, pl., the buttocks.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the glut[ae]us. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — adjective Date: 1804 of or relating to the gluteus muscles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gluteal — /glooh tee euhl, glooh tee euhl/, adj. Anat. pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks. [1795 1805; GLUTE(US) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gluteal — adjective Of or pertaining to the buttocks …   Wiktionary

  • gluteal — adj. pertaining to the buttocks (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gluteal — glu·te·al …   English syllables

  • gluteal — glu•te•al [[t]ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl[/t]] adj. anat. pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks • Etymology: 1795–1805; glute (us) + al I …   From formal English to slang

  • gluteal — /gluˈtiəl/ (say glooh teeuhl), /ˈglutiəl/ (say gloohteeuhl) adjective relating to buttock muscles or the buttocks. Also, glutaeal. {glute(us) + al1} …   Australian-English dictionary

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