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adjective as in triangular

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The nose is also a very different environment than the deltoid muscle, where shots are typically given.

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This best watering can for hanging baskets, the Homarden holds 40 ounces of water, which won’t tax your deltoid muscles as you try to reach up to a hanging basket.

That could increase with teammate Michael Thomas out indefinitely with a torn deltoid and other injured ligaments in his ankle.

A variety (danica) with stalked, deltoid leaves and an oval veiny pod, is plentiful in some places.

The beautiful creature who was incredulous concerning the diaphragm suggested that he also had hold of the deltoid.

But the others scornfully suggested that the deltoid was a muscle; they knew, because they had dissected one that very morning.

The leaves are entire, lobed or toothed, often more or less deltoid or triangular in shape.

As she stood, turned sideways to him, one hand on her hip, the deltoid muscle was at once contracted and foreshortened.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deltoid, such as: trilateral, cuneate, deltoidal, hastate, pyramidal, and pyriform.

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