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gluteal artery

n :  either of two branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the gluteal region  a  :  the largest branch of the internal iliac artery that sends branches esp. to the gluteal muscles - called also superior gluteal artery   b  :  a branch that is distributed esp. to the buttocks and the backs of the thighs - called also inferior gluteal artery  .
 
 

 
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