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Deltoid Muscle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Deltoid Muscle
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.300
Unique ID
D057645
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057645
Annotation
/ growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; / embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
Thick triangular muscle in the SHOULDER whose function is to abduct, flex, and extend the arm. It is a common site of INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTIONS.
Previous Indexing
Muscle, Skeletal (1986-2010)
Muscles (1963-1985)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Deltoid Muscle Preferred
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