What is the largest muscle in the human body?
The gluteal muscles are largest. The gluteus minimus and maximus comprise this group. They are your buttocks. A very close second is the bilateral latissimus dorsi muscles which are your "lats". They run more than half way up your back and...
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There are 700+ muscles found in the human body. The main function of the muscular system is the maintenance of movement of the body.
THE LARGEST MUSCLE OF THE HUMAN BODY IS GLUTEUS MAXIMUS.
It is the largest, thick, broad full of mass muscle on the hip or buttocks, whose main purpose is to provide stability to the body while helping to lift the legs. Also referred to as hip abductor. It supports in various activities performed by our body, For example;
- Standing on one leg
- Climbing Stairs
- Getting out of tub