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]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gluteus_medius_muscle ]

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definition
  • 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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  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/70/Posterior_Hip_Muscles_3.PNG
has related synonym
  • gluteus medius muscle
  • musculus gluteus medius
id
  • UBERON:0001371
taxon notes
  • A&P heads in rat, single head in humans[DOI:10.1002/ar.22919]