deltoid tuberosity

deltoid tuberosity
noun
a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches
Syn: ↑deltoid eminence
Hypernyms: ↑tuberosity, ↑tubercle, ↑eminence
Part Holonyms: ↑humerus

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noun
: a rough triangular bump on the outer side of the middle of the humerus that is the site of insertion of the deltoid muscle

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