rhomboideus


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Related to rhomboideus: Rhomboideus minor

rhom·boid mi·nor (mus·cle)

[TA]
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.

rhomboideus

(rom-boyd'e-us) [L.]
One of two muscles beneath the trapezius muscle.
See: muscle for illus