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[gloo-tee-uh l, gloo-tee-uh l] /ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl/

adjective, Anatomy.
pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks.

by 1804, from gluteus + -al (1).

gluteal glu·te·al (glōō’tē-əl, glōō-tē’-)
Of or relating to the buttocks.


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