noun. a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament.
- deltoid tuberosity
- deltoid eminence
- irreversible process
- reversible process
noun. a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm.
- deltoid muscle
- skeletal muscle
- rotator cuff
- musculus deltoideus
adjective. triangular or suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex.
Example sentences of the word deltoid-tuberosity
1. Noun Phrase
The lower part of the deltoid attaches to the deltoid tuberosity, which is a bony bump on the upper portion of the humerus.