rhomboid minor muscle

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Related to Rhomboid minor: latissimus dorsi, serratus anterior, teres minor, Levator scapulae, supraspinatus, Levator scapulæ

rhom·boid mi·nor mus·cle

(rŏm'boyd mī'nŏr mŭs'ĕl)
Thoracoappendicular muscle; origin, spinous processes of sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae; insertion, medial margin of scapula above spine; action, draws scapula toward vertebral column and slightly upward; nerve supply, dorsal nerve of scapula.
Synonym(s): lesser rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus minor.