deltoid tuberosity

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Noun1.deltoid tuberosity - a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches
tuberosity, eminence, tubercle - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
humerus - bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow
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92) also had a positive correlation between the humeral intramedullary canal diameter at the location of the deltoid tuberosity (humeral dimension #13) and the humeral intramedullary canal diameter at a location of 150 mm inferior to the top of the humeral head (humeral dimension #15).
Posterior deltoid electrodes were placed 2 cm below the lateral border of the spine of the scapula, spaced 2 cm apart and angled toward the deltoid tuberosity.
Disposable, pre-gelled pediatric EKG electrodes were placed on the following sites: the negative and positive electrodes of each deltoid lead were placed parallel to the direction of fibers of the anterior deltoid at equal distances between each other, the acromion, and deltoid tuberosity.