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Gluteus medius

Gluteus medius

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, ilium between anterior and posterior gluteal lines; insertion, lateral surface of greater trochanter; action, abducts and rotates thigh; nerve supply, superior gluteal.

Synonym: musculus gluteus medius, mesogluteus.

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