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gluteal lines

 

Definition: one of three rough curved lines on the outer surface of the ala of the ilium: anterior gluteal line, inferior gluteal line, and posterior gluteal line; the two areas bounded by these give attachment to the gluteus minimus muscle below and gluteus medius above.

Synonym(s): lineae gluteaeTA

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