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buttock

(bŭt′ək)
n.
1.
a. Either of the two rounded prominences on the human torso that are posterior to the hips and formed by the gluteal muscles and underlying structures.
b. The analogous part of the body on certain mammals.
2. buttocks The rear pelvic area of the human body.

buttock,

the fleshy hillocks at the lower posterior part of the torso comprising fat and the gluteal muscles. Also called nates.

buttock

One of the twinned masses of powerful muscle at the base of the trunk, behind. Each buttock consists of three muscles-the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. These muscles arise from the back of the bony pelvis and run into the upper end of the back of the thigh bone (femur) and act to straighten the flexed hip joint.

buttock

either of the two fleshy prominences formed by the gluteal muscles on either side of the tail. Called also nates.

Patient discussion about buttock

Q. I get shooting pains in my buttocks and both upper legs

A. Sounds like radicular pain (pain originating from injury to the roots of the nerves in the spinal column). Is it aggravated by coughing, straining, standing or sitting? Is it relieved by lying down.

You may read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/backpain.html and http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/backpain.html

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