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Lateral Deltoids

Lateral Deltoids

 Articulations :

 Action :

  • Abducts arm (raises arm laterally)

Origin :

  • Lateral border of the acromion process.

Insertion :

  • Deltoid tuberosity, on the middle of the lateral surface of the shaft of the humerous

Innervation :

  • Axillary Nerve (C5, C6)

Arterial Supply :

  • Deltoid branch of thoracoacromial artery

Depth :

  • Superficial
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