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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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4,10,3,6) An American nursing text states "absorption rates in muscle tissue vary site to site", and blood flow to the deltoid muscle is "7% greater than vastus lateralis and 17% greater than gluteal muscles".
EMLA cream significantly reduced the pain of injection and infiltration of the deltoid muscle.
A study by MSD on its vaccine, Recombivax HB, states that induced protective levels of antibody occur in 96% of 1,213 healthy adults when injected into the deltoid muscle.
Using a force-measuring machine to assess the strength of each man's deltoid muscle, the researchers found the alcoholics significantly weaker than the controls: 42 percent were very weak.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new injection site, the deltoid muscle in the arm, for RISPERDAL CONSTA for the treatment of patients with schizophrenia.
Remune has been administered to over 2,000 patients in over 25 separate clinical trials, has an excellent safety profile, is well tolerated and is easy to administer via intramuscular injection in the deltoid muscle.
Six months prior to admission, he received an intramuscular injection of adult-type Td vaccine into his left deltoid muscle, due to a knife cut, at the same day.
All patients received a dose of 234 mg on Day 1 in the deltoid muscle.
Macrophagic myofasciitis is characterized by a stereotyped and immunologically active lesion seen on deltoid muscle biopsy.
This motion strengthens the back side of the deltoid muscle.
A traditional open rotator cuff repair requires a large split of the deltoid muscle to allow access to the injured rotator cuff.
You also know that cancer took the deltoid muscle in his pitching arm in '88, and after his courageous comeback, cancer returned to claim not only his arm but his shoulder and collarbone.