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deltoid tuberosity (of humerus)


Definition: a rough elevation about the middle of the lateral side of the shaft of the humerus, providing attachment (insertion) for the deltoid muscle.

Synonym(s): tuberositas deltoidea (humeri)TA, deltoid crest, deltoid eminence, deltoid impression

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