A muscle of shoulder which attaches to the scapula, clavicle and humerus.[FMA,generalized] [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: deltoid muscle musculus deltoideus m. deltoideus

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

comment

We use a generic definition that includes the deltoideus as represented in AAO: 'Muscle which originates as three heads, the pars externalis, pars clavicularis, and pars scapularis. The pars externalis originates from the lateral border of the omosternum and inserts on the distal portion of the humerus. The pars clavicularis originates from the ventro-lateral surface of the clavicle and inserts on the deltoid crest of the humerus. The pars scapularis originates from the lateral surface of the clavicle and inserts on the deltoid crest of the humerus'. Kardong: Dorsal group

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/93/Deltoideus.png

external definition

Muscle which originates as three heads, the pars externalis, pars clavicularis, and pars scapularis. The pars externalis originates from the lateral border of the omosternum and inserts on the distal portion of the humerus. The pars clavicularis originates from the ventro-lateral surface of the clavicle and inserts on the deltoid crest of the humerus. The pars scapularis originates from the lateral surface of the clavicle and inserts on the deltoid crest of the humerus.[AAO]

has related synonym

deltoideus muscle
deltoideus
musculus deltoideus
common shoulder muscle

id

UBERON:0001476