Definition of Glute

1. Noun. Any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh.

Exact synonyms: Gluteal Muscle, Gluteus, Gluteus Muscle
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Group relationships: Buttock, Cheek
Specialized synonyms: Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus
Derivative terms: Gluteal

Definition of Glute

1. Noun. (exercise colloquial) A gluteal muscle. ¹

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Definition of Glute

1. a gluteus [n -S] - See also: gluteus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glute

glutathione synthase
glutathione synthetase
glutathione synthetase deficiency
glutathione transferase
glute (current term)
gluteal artery
gluteal cleft
gluteal clefts
gluteal crest
gluteal fold
gluteal furrow
gluteal hernia
gluteal line
gluteal lymph nodes
gluteal muscle
gluteal reflex
gluteal region
gluteal ridge

Literary usage of Glute

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1846)
"That which belongs or relates to the nates. This name has been given to many parts which compose the nates. glute'AI. ... glute'AL ..."

2. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"glute'AL. Belonging to the buttocks. gluteAL AR'TERY. A continuation of the posterior internal iliac artery. gluteAL NERVE. A branch of the lumbo-sacral ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"F. of glute'al re gion, deep. A dense fascia attached above and in the middle line to the ... F. of glute'al region, superficial. The layer of fascia lying ..."

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