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deltoid

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 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.

The deltoid...

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deltoid

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 20 words.

Describing any structure that has the approximate shape of an equilateral triangle, e.g. the deltoid muscle of the shoulder.

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deltoid

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 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.

The deltoid...

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deltoid tuberosity

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An attachment site of the fleshy deltoid muscle onto the shaft of the humerus.

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deltoid tuberosity

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 16 words.

An attachment site of the fleshy deltoid muscle onto the shaft of the humerus.

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deltoid muscle

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A thick pennate muscle responsible for the roundness of the shoulder. The anterior deltoid originates from the outer third of the clavicle; the middle deltoid originates from the top of the...

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deltoid muscle

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 22 words.

The major shoulder muscle in *Tetrapoda; in humans this triangular (deltoid, i.e. delta-shaped) muscle gives the shoulder its

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deltoid muscle

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 149 words.

A thick pennate muscle responsible for the roundness of the shoulder. The anterior deltoid originates from the outer third of the ...

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deltoid

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 30 words.

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

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deltoid

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

avoid, Boyd, Coed, droid, Floyd, Freud, Lloyd, overjoyed, self-employed, unalloyed, underemployed, unemployed, void • geoid • amoeboid (

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deltoid

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

avoid, Boyd, Coed, droid, Floyd, Freud, Lloyd, overjoyed, self-employed, unalloyed, underemployed, unemployed, void • geoid • amoeboid (

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deltoid ligament

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Ligament connecting the tibia to the calcaneus in the ankle.

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deltoid n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 28 words.

a thick triangular muscle that covers the shoulder joint. It is responsible for raising the arm from the side of

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deltoid n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 28 words.

a thick triangular muscle that covers the shoulder joint. It is responsible for raising the arm from the side of

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deltoid n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 32 words.

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

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deltoid tuberosity

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 27 words.

A rough, triangular (i.e. delta-shaped) region, forming a ridge on the upper part of the *humerus to which the

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deltoid ridge

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5 words.

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deltoid n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 30 words.

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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deltoid muscle

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 127 words.

A thick, flat triangular muscle responsible for the round shape of the shoulder. One end is attached to the collar

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deltoid muscle

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 127 words.

A thick, flat triangular muscle responsible for the round shape of the shoulder. One end is attached to the collar

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deltoid ligament

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 12 words.

Ligament connecting the tibia to the calcaneus in the ankle.

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