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The deltoid muscle is the triangular muscle that covers the upper arm and shoulder joint. It moves the upper arm forward, backward, to the side, and away from the body.
Current as of: March 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
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