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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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As reported in Table 3, similar activity between racket conditions was observed for the pectoralis major and anterior deltoid muscles, while significantly lower activity was found for the latissimus dorsi muscle for racket A when compared with racket C (Table 3).
Only the anterior fibers of the deltoid muscles, which predominantly act as an abductor and flexor of the shoulder (glenohumeral joint), reached a significantly higher peak muscular demand in the trailing UL than in the leading UL during the SPTs, independently of their directions.
The most popular single-joint movements for addressing the deltoid muscles are the lateral raise (middle deltoid), front raise (anterior deltoid), and bent-over raise (posterior deltoid), whereas the shoulder shrug is the best single-joint exercise for isolating the trapezius.