One of three gluteal muscles, is a broad, thick, radiating muscle, situated on the outer surface of the pelvis. Its posterior third is covered by the gluteus maximus, its anterior two-thirds by the gluteal aponeurosis, which separates it from the superficial fascia and integument. [WP,unvetted]. [ ]

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gluteus medius muscle

musculus gluteus medius



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A&P heads in rat, single head in humans[DOI:10.1002/ar.22919]