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Muscles of Gluteal Region (Left)
Muscular System

Muscles of Gluteal Region (Left)

Musculi regionis glutealis

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Description

The muscles of the gluteal region are a group of muscles of the lower limb that act on the femur and tibia. They are involved in movements of the hip and thigh, and also help stabilize these during standing and balancing.

For classification purposes, the muscles of the gluteal region are divided into two distinct groups:

- superficial gluteal muscles;

- deep gluteal muscles.

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