What is another word for gluteal?

Pronunciation: [ɡlˈuːti͡əl] (IPA)

The word "gluteal" refers to a person's buttock muscles or area. It can also refer to anything related to the buttocks. There are several synonyms for this word, including "derriere," "rear end," and "booty." Other synonyms include "bum," "backside," "butt," and "posterior." These words are often used interchangeably in different contexts to describe the same area of the body. While each synonym may have a slightly different connotation, they all refer to the same general area. Understanding these synonyms can help you to better communicate and use language in a more nuanced way.

Synonyms for Gluteal:

What are the hypernyms for Gluteal?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    anatomical structure, Backside muscle, Buttock muscle, Musculoskeletal structure, Posterior group muscle, Posterior muscle, Posterior region muscle, pelvic muscle.

Usage examples for Gluteal

There was considerable gluteal atrophy on the affected side.
"The Electric Bath"
George M. Schweig
This condition involves the heavy gluteal muscles and may occur as a complication of azoturia, or a lameness of the hind limb that is usually due to a spavin.
"Common Diseases of Farm Animals"
R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
By flexing the limb and making pressure from below upwards in the gluteal fold, the smooth, rounded prominence can usually be detected.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition."
Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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