deltoid muscle

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Related to Medial Deltoids: Posterior Deltoids, Anterior Deltoids
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Noun1.Deltoid muscle - a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the armdeltoid muscle - a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
rotator cuff - a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
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Shoulder push-up (exercises the anterior and medial deltoids, triceps)
Several of the "press" exercises target the chest, anterior deltoids, and triceps areas, while the other exercises place more emphasis on the medial deltoids.

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