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triceps coxae (muscle)


Definition: the obturator internus and superior and inferior gemellus muscles considered as one muscle, inserting through a single common tendon into the greater trochanter of the femur.

Synonym(s): musculus triceps coxae, triceps (muscle) of hip

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