deltoid tuberosity

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Synonyms for deltoid tuberosity

a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches

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92) also had a positive correlation between the humeral intramedullary canal diameter at the location of the deltoid tuberosity (humeral dimension #13) and the humeral intramedullary canal diameter at a location of 150 mm inferior to the top of the humeral head (humeral dimension #15).
Indeed, the posterior cutaneous nerve of the forearm arises in the spiral groove, proximal to the deltoid tuberosity, before perforating triceps and descending to the elbow5.