Gluteus minimus muscle

gluteus minimus muscle gluteus min·i·mus muscle (mĭn’ə-məs)
A muscle with origin from the ilium, with insertion to the greater trochanter, with nerve supply from the superior gluteal nerve, and whose action abducts the thigh.


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