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gluteal fold

 

Definition: a prominent fold that marks the upper limit of the thigh from the lower limit of the buttock; it coincides with the lower border of the gluteus maximus muscle; the furrow between the buttock and thigh.

Synonym(s): sulcus glutealisTA, gluteal furrow

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