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deltoid

 [del´toid]
2. the deltoid muscle (see anatomic Table of Muscles in the Appendices).

del·toid

(del'toyd),
Resembling the Greek letter delta (Δ); triangular. See: deltoid (muscle).
[G. deltoeidēs, shaped like the letter delta]

deltoid

/del·toid/ (del´toid)
1. triangular.
2. the deltoid muscle.

deltoid

(dĕl′toid′)
n.
1. A thick triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint, used to raise the arm from the side.
2. See kite.
adj.
1.
a. Triangular.
b. Having the shape of a geometric kite.
2. Of or relating to the deltoid.

deltoid

[del′toid]
Etymology: Gk, delta, triangular, eidos, form
1 triangular.
2 pertaining to the deltoid muscle that covers the shoulder.

del·toid

(del'toyd)
1. Resembling the Greek letter delta (Δ); triangular.
2. Synonym(s): deltoid muscle.
[G. deltoeidēs, shaped like the letter delta]

deltoid

Triangular. Shaped like the triangular Greek letter ‘D’.

deltoid

triangular.

deltoid

1. triangular.
2. the deltoid muscle.

deltoid muscle
a lateral muscle of the shoulder, between the scapula and the humerus that helps flex the shoulder and abducts the arm. See also Table 13.
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Acromion-greater tuberosity (A-GT) distance and thicknesses of supraspinatus, upper trapezius, and posterior deltoid muscles were measured.
In another study, the NMES application to the supraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles in combination with conventional treatment was found to be more beneficial than the conventional treatment alone in hemiplegic GHS patients.
This finding may help clinicians improve posterior shoulder extensibility for patients or sports players with posterior shoulder tightness, who have high stretch sensitivity and low PPT in the infraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles.
LC can be an alternative method when individuals with posterior shoulder tightness have high stretch sensitivity and low PPT in the infraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles.
Local cryotherapy (LC) decreased the uncomfortable stretch sensation, and increased the pressure pain threshold (PPT) of infraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles in subjects with posterior shoulder tightness.
Group B is treated with Low intensity laser for 3 minutes and kinesio tape(KT) is applied to Supraspinatus and Deltoid muscles and ask the patients to do Hughstons exercises.
They also help one better understand the muscular demand required to complete SPTs because the anterior fibers of the deltoid muscles were more solicited in the trailing UL than in the leading UL during the SPTs, independent of transfer direction preference.
These exercises were chosen because they involve the deltoid muscle and are commonly used in strength training programs.
This shows that the deltoid muscle is activated even when performing exercises involving other muscle groups such as multi-joint exercises.
Therefore, the results of the present study demonstrate that the deltoid muscle is activated similarly in specific exercises for the shoulder and in multi-joint exercises that involves more than one muscle group.
This altered anatomy is intended to provide a greater lever arm for the deltoid muscle, allowing the patients to regain active shoulder elevation.
13,15,16) Rather, the rig allowed for the testing of specimens where only the deltoid muscle was represented.