deltoideus

noun

del·​toi·​de·​us del-ˈtȯi-dē-əs How to pronounce deltoideus (audio)
plural deltoidei del-ˈtȯi-dē-ˌī How to pronounce deltoideus (audio)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, alteration of deltoides

First Known Use

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deltoideus was circa 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Deltoideus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deltoideus. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

deltoideus

noun
del·​toi·​de·​us del-ˈtȯid-ē-əs How to pronounce deltoideus (audio)
plural deltoidei -ē-ˌē How to pronounce deltoideus (audio) -ˌī How to pronounce deltoideus (audio)
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