gluteal artery

noun
branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the hip joint and gluteal region
Syn: ↑arteria glutes
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel
Part Holonyms: ↑hip

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noun
: one of the arteries supplying the gluteal muscles on each side of the body

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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