gluteus medius muscle

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glu·te·us me·di·us mus·cle

(glū-tē'ŭs mē'dē-ŭs mŭs'ĕl) [TA]
Origin, ilium between anterior and posterior gluteal lines; insertion, lateral surface of greater trochanter; action, abducts and rotates thigh; nerve supply, superior gluteal.
Synonym(s): musculus gluteus medius [TA] .

gluteus medius muscle

Thigh muscle. Origin: lower half of ilium. Insertion: proximal medial tibia. Nerve: obturator (L2-L3). Action: adducts, flexes, and medially rotates thigh.
See also: muscle