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in·fe·ri·or ge·mel·lus (mus·cle)

[TA]
deep muscle of gluteal region; origin, tuberosity of ischium; insertion, tendon of musculus obturator internus; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, sacral plexus.

gemellus

[jəmel′əs]
either of a pair of small muscles arising from the ischium. They rotate the thigh laterally and blend with the obturator internus tendon.

in·fer·i·or ge·mel·lus mus·cle

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr jĕ-mel'ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, tuberosity of ischium; insertion, tendon of musculus obturator internus; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, sacral plexus.
Synonym(s): gemellus, musculus gemellus inferior.

gemellus

(jĕm-ĕl′ŭs) plural.gemelli [L., twin]
Either of two muscles inserted in the obturator internus tendon.
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From his 10th-floor room at Rome's Gemelli Hospital he told well-wishers in a weak, raspy voice to "have a good Sunday and a good week".
Under heavy security, the 84-year-old Pope was lifted into the vehicle in a covered entrance to Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic to shield him from the winter chill.
Also in this hospital, in the middle of other sick people to whom my affectionate thoughts go out, I can continue to serve the church and the entire humanity," the 84-year-old Pope said from Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic hospital in remarks read in Italian by Archbishop Leonardo Sandri, a Vatican official from Argentina.
However, it was not until two hours later that he finally relented and was taken to Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic last Tuesday, it was claimed.
The tenth floor of Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic is permanently reserved for the Pope in case of emergency, but in this case he was probably taken down to a basement intensive care unit with advanced lifesupport equipment, medical staff suggest.
The Pope was released from Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic hospital on Sunday after surgery to insert a breathing tube in his windpipe.
Vatican officials said the Popewas suffering breathing problems similar to those that sent him to Gemelli on February 1, and Italian news reports said the latest respiratory crisis was even more severe than the first one.
Papal spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said John Paul had recovered completely from the breathing crisis that led to his urgent admittance to Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic on February 1 and that his general condition was continuing to improve.
President Elizabeth Gemelli of Woburn said the idea came from Justice Arthur Tatro of Spencer.
There were reports that he had been admitted to Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic Hospital as a precaution when his respiratory problems reached what one source described as 'a crisis'.
He told reporters that John Paul used both languages in a working meeting at Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic hospital where the 84-year-old is recovering from last week's operation to insert a breathing tube in his throat.
Also in this hospital, in the middle of other sick people to whom my affectionate thoughts go out, I can continue to serve the church and the entire humanity, '' the 84-year-old Pope said from Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic hospital in remarks read in Italian by Archbishop Leonardo Sandri, a Vatican official from Argentina.