deltoid means: It is composed of three components: anterior, posterior and middle. Only the middle portion is multipennate. This may be because it has the mechanical disadvantage that abduction causes for the shoulder joint to become displaced. (in Community Dictionary, added by Eva Hubbard)

What else does deltoid mean?

  • The shoulder joint is covered by a thick, triangular muscle that raises the arm to the side. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • The shape of a kite. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • The deltoid is a term referring to or concerning it. (in AZ Dictionary)