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deltoid

 [del´toid]
2. the deltoid muscle (see anatomic Table of Muscles in the Appendices).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

del·toid

(del'toyd),
Resembling the Greek letter delta (Δ); triangular. See: deltoid (muscle).
[G. deltoeidēs, shaped like the letter delta]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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del·toid

(del'toyd)
1. Resembling the Greek letter delta (Δ); triangular.
2. Synonym(s): deltoid muscle.
[G. deltoeidēs, shaped like the letter delta]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

deltoid

Triangular. Shaped like the triangular Greek letter ‘D’.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

deltoid

triangular.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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