deltoideus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deltoid + -eus. From Ancient Greek adjective δελτοειδής(deltoeidḗs). See also: δέλτα (delta) the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet.

Adjective[edit]

deltoideus ‎(comparative more deltoideus, superlative most deltoideus)

  1. Like a triangle, triangular.

Noun[edit]

deltoideus ‎(plural deltoidei)

  1. Short for deltoideus muscle much as deltoid is used as short for deltoid muscle.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deltoideus m ‎(feminine deltoidea, neuter deltoideum); first/second declension

  1. (New Latin) deltoid; triangular

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative deltoideus deltoidea deltoideum deltoideī deltoideae deltoidea
genitive deltoideī deltoideae deltoideī deltoideōrum deltoideārum deltoideōrum
dative deltoideō deltoideō deltoideīs
accusative deltoideum deltoideam deltoideum deltoideōs deltoideās deltoidea
ablative deltoideō deltoideā deltoideō deltoideīs
vocative deltoidee deltoidea deltoideum deltoideī deltoideae deltoidea