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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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Medialized glenoid designs are associated with a greater medial shift in the CoR relative to the native anatomic joint, which increases the deltoid abductor moment arms, requiring less muscle force to elevate the arm.
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Training big muscle groups such as the pectorals (chest), deltoids (tops of shoulders) and laterals (upper side of body) should be complemented by working on the rotator cuff muscles and muscles around the shoulder blade.
Coaching Point: The inclusion of the bands provides an amalgam of variable resistance elements that initiate a great deal of stimulation to the working musculature of the pectorals, anterior deltoids, and triceps.
Works on: improving control and strength of the buttocks, abdominals, lower back, obliques, anterior and posterior deltoids and tricep muscles.
Even wash-board abs and well developed deltoids wouldn't have saved him from the seething mass of resentful visitors which tried to pile over the suddenly submerged stewards.
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