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Deltoid tuberosity   Listen
Deltoid tuberosity

A bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches.  Synonym: deltoid eminence.

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"Deltoid tuberosity" Quotes from Famous Books

... the principal structure which fills the space between the posterior border of the scapula and the humerus. The several heads originate for the most part on the border of the scapula, the deltoid tuberosity of the humerus and the shaft of the humerus. Insertion of this large muscular mass is effected by means of several tendons to the olecranon. A synovial bursa is situated underneath the tendinous attachment of the posterior portion of the triceps brachii—the ...
— Lameness of the Horse - Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1 • John Victor Lacroix

Words linked to "Deltoid tuberosity" :   tuberosity, eminence, deltoid eminence, tubercle, humerus

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