Word! Gluteus Maximus

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Word! Gluteus Maximus

Gluteus Maximus

(En español: Glúteo máximo)

Say: gloo-tee-us mak-suh-mus

You don't have to look too far for this body part - you're sitting on it! This is the fancy name for the muscles of your rear end.

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