Deltoid muscle

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The deltoid muscle is the largest of the shoulder muscles. The muscle is composed of three heads (clavicular, acromial and spinous), although electromyography suggests that there are at least seven control regions that could act independently 1.

Summary

Upper limb anatomy
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rID: 23169
Section: Anatomy
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    Figure 1: anterior arm anatomy (Gray's illustration)
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