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Gluteus muscles

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gluteus maximus*-originsacrum, coccyx, posterior ilium of hip (coxal) bone
gluteus maximus*- insertiongluteal tuberosity of femur, iliotibial tract
gluteus maximus*- action extends thigh (with power as in climbing or running), laterally rotates and abducts thigh
gluteus mediusabducts and medially rotates thigh (maintains the pelvis level when walking)
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