gluteal ridge


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Related to gluteal ridge: Gluteal tuberosity

glu·te·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
the roughened area of insertion on the upper portion of the shaft of the femur of the deep, lesser part of the gluteus maximus muscle; when markedly developed, this tuberosity is called the third trochanter.
See also: third trochanter.

gluteal ridge

A ridge extending obliquely downward from the greater trochanter of the femur for attachment of the gluteus maximus muscle.
See also: ridge