[gloo-teez] /ˈglu tiz/
plural noun, Informal.
the muscles of the buttocks.
(informal) short for gluteus
The gluteus maximus muscles; the large muscles of the butt: Work those glutes
[gloo-tee-uh l, gloo-tee-uh l] /ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks. adj. by 1804, from gluteus + -al (1). gluteal glu·te·al (glōō’tē-əl, glōō-tē’-) adj. Of or relating to the buttocks.
- Gluteal artery
gluteal artery n.
- Gluteal fold
gluteal fold n. A prominent fold on the back of the upper thigh that marks the upper limit of the thigh from the lower limit of the buttock.
- Gluteal furrow
gluteal furrow n. The groove between the buttock and thigh.