What is the muscle of the buttocks called?
There are several muscles in the buttock. They are sometimes called the Gluteal muscles. Two of them are superficial:
- Gluteus Medius
- Gluteus Maximus
The deep muscles are:
- Gluteus Minimus
- Superior and Inferior Gemellus
- Obturator Internus
- Quadratus Femoris.
The glutal muscles are shown in these two pictures.