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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm adj. - Of a leaf shape.

Usage examples (36)
  • -- The deltoid is the simplest, and the most easily constructed of all the kites.
  • They would aim for the muscle that Tariq, in a professorial voice, called the deltoid
  • The researchers used embryonic mouse skeletons to study a bone ridge called the deltoid tuberosity, located on the humerus bone in the arm.
  • Its leaf is 'deltoid' in shape and indented at the edge. for more
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