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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Five minutes after each treatment, a needle was injected into the deltoid muscle and the patients evaluated their injection pain on a visual analogue scale and pain scores were compared between treatment groups.
Study participants will be randomized equally to receive either NeuroVax(TM) (100 microliters/mL of each of three T cell receptor peptides) or placebo (Incomplete Freund's Adjuvant) intramuscularly in the deltoid muscle every four weeks.
Study participants will be randomized equally to receive NeuroVax (TM) (100 micrograms/mL of each of three selected TCR Peptides), emulsified in Incomplete Freund's Adjuvant (IFA) or placebo (IFA) intramuscularly in the deltoid muscle every four weeks.
Kulkarni RR, Nandedkar AN, Mysorekar VR: Position of the axillary nerve in the deltoid muscle.
The Aequalis(R) Reversed Shoulder Replacement allows patients to use of their deltoid muscle to lift their arm versus their rotator cuff - resulting in improved recovery.
Improved function may be obtained with activity modification, judicious use of steroid injections, and physical therapy with an emphasis on training of the anterior deltoid muscle.
13,15,16) Rather, the rig allowed for the testing of specimens where only the deltoid muscle was represented.
The Aequalis(R) Reversed Shoulder Replacement allows patients the use of their deltoid muscle to lift their arm versus their rotator cuff -- resulting in improved recovery.
Muscle biopsy from the right deltoid muscle (day 36) showed angulated fibers, increased number of central nuclei, type I fiber predominance, and type II fiber atrophy.
18) In addition, the DELTA (emphasizing deltoid) prosthesis was powered primarily by the deltoid muscle without dependence on a functional rotator cuff.
Typically performed on patients with more advanced shoulder problems, this procedure is a total joint replacement and allows patients the use of their deltoid muscle to lift their arm again.
Brown sustained two broken bones in his right arm, 90% tissue loss of his deltoid muscle, and has limited use of his right hand.