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deltoid <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin

in Concise Medical Dictionary

Ninth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199687817
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191767302
deltoid n.

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a thick triangular muscle that covers the shoulder joint (see illustration). It is responsible for raising the arm away from the side of the body....

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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