deltoid muscle

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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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Works on: improving control and strength of the buttocks, abdominals, lower back, obliques, anterior and posterior deltoids and tricep muscles.
All of the "pull" movements will stimulate the upper posterior torso areas; that is, the posterior deltoids, rhomboids, trapezius, and lats, along with the biceps.
Works on: This exercise will improve control and strength of the following muscles: buttocks, abdominals, lower back, anterior and posterior deltoids and tricep muscles.

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