Gluteus minimus muscle | Article about Gluteus minimus muscle by The Free Dictionary
gluteus minimus (redirected from Gluteus minimus muscle)
Also found in: Dictionary
gluteus minimus[′glüd·ē·əs ′min·ə·məs]
The smallest and deepest muscle of the buttocks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive
At the end of the procedure, the desired distal advancement of the trochanteric fragment is greatly facilitated by a release of the long tendinous head of the gluteus minimus muscle
, which runs along the anterior border of the mobile trochanteric fragment.