gluteus minimus


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gluteus minimus

[′glüd·ē·əs ′min·ə·məs]
(anatomy)
The smallest and deepest muscle of the buttocks.
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10) More commonly pain at the greater trochanter is due to some combination of gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and iliotibial band pathology (Fig.
The gluteal muscles are made up of three individual muscles: The gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus.
So now is the time to shape up your gluteus maximus and gluteus minimus by doing exercises that will make your swimsuits look awesome.
It has now been revealed that the gluteus minimus muscle had pulled away and put pressure on the bone and she has been told to use crutches to relieve the strain.
The superior branch skirts the superior border of gluteus minimus muscle to the anterior superior iliac spine and anastomoses with the deep circumflex iliac artery and the ascending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery.