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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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DELTOID The deltoid is a rounded, triangular muscle located on the uppermost part of the arm and the top of the shoulder.
Caption: Figure 4 Comparison of middle deltoid moment arms during scapular abduction from 0[degrees] to 140[degrees].
The inferior, lateral and anterior structures of the shoulder joint are supplied primarily by the axillary nerve, a branch of the posterior cord, which also supplies the deltoid and has fibres to teres minor.
Intramuscular lipoma of the deltoid causing shoulder pain: report of two cases.
The deltoid point is 7 cm long, 6 cm wide and 4 cm thick and is colored black.
The "rotator cuff" is a group of four muscles and tendons that lies just beneath the deltoid muscle (which raises the arm) and stabilizes the shoulder joint.
Using a force-measuring machine to assess the strength of each man's deltoid muscle, the researchers found the alcoholics significantly weaker than the controls: 42 percent were very weak.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new injection site, the deltoid muscle in the arm, for RISPERDAL CONSTA for the treatment of patients with schizophrenia.
10-24) These geometric changes have been demonstrated to improve deltoid efficiency (10-22); however, their effect on the rotator cuff is not as clearly known.
Remune has been administered to over 2,000 patients in over 25 separate clinical trials, has an excellent safety profile, is well tolerated and is easy to administer via intramuscular injection in the deltoid muscle.
These muscles are the left anterior deltoid muscle, the right rear deltoid muscle and the right rhomboid muscle (assuming you are right handed).
Physical exam findings were positive for left deltoid tenderness, restricted adduction, and tenderness upon passive abduction and arm elevation-reflexes, strength, and sensation were intact.