deltoid adj : of a leaf shape; suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex n : a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm [syn: deltoid muscle, musculus deltoideus]
- The Greek adjective δελτοειδής.
- The deltoid muscle, a triangular muscle on the human shoulder.
Deltoid (delta-shaped) can refer to:
deltoid in Italian: Deltoide
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