deltoid


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deltoid

[′del‚tȯid]
(anatomy)
The large triangular shoulder muscle; originates on the pectoral girdle and inserts on the humerus.
(biology)
Triangular in shape.
(mathematics)
The plane curve traced by a point on a circle while the circle rolls along the inside of another circle whose radius is three times as great.
A concave quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent equal sides. Also known as Steiner's hypocycloid tricuspid.
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Larger abductor moment arms increase the efficiency of the deltoid and by definition proportionally decrease the force necessary by each muscle to elevate the arm.
The latter branch is purely sensory and becomes superficial by coursing around the medial border of the deltoid (9).
The application was based on a study showing that the deltoid and gluteal injections of RISPERDAL CONSTA were bioequivalent1 routes of administration and thus interchangeable.
Its action as an adductor would, therefore, counteract the work of the deltoid, increasing its force required to elevate the arm and also increasing the overall joint reaction force, which may be deleterious to the long-term life of the device.
Using MR and CT to measure the deltoid fat pad and muscle thickness, Lippert and Wall studied the rate of over-penetration using the CDC-recommended needle lengths in pediatric patients of varying weights and BMI's ranging in 3-18 years of age.
The vaccine trial is done by administering an injection in the deltoid muscle of the arm.
Deltoid kasin Goutallier siniflamasinda kasin, cerrahi bolgeye dahil olan lateral kesimi, yaniltici sonuclar olusmamasi icin olcum disi birakildi ve Goutallier siniflamasi icin kasin on ve arka kisimlarindaki cerrahi uygulanmamis olan bolumleri kullanildi.
The PPT of the infraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles were measured in the prone position.
sEMG signals were detected on seven muscles of the right shoulder after depilation and cleaning with alcohol wipes: anterior deltoid (AD), middle deltoid (MD), posterior deltoid (PD), pectoralis major (PM), upper trapezius (UT), biceps brachii (BB), and triceps brachii (TB).
The piece is based on a set of parametric equations that create a deltoid, a type of hypocycloid which looks like a triangle with concave sides.
Klemes sought to find an effective bursitis treatment for patients suffering from sub deltoid bursitis (or shoulder bursitis).
Physical examination showed a non-tender mass over the right deltoid region and a normal range of movement.