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rhomboid

 [rom´boid]
shaped like a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.

rhom·boid

, rhomboidal (rom'boyd, rom-boy'dăl),
1. Resembling a rhomb (that is, an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides);
2. anatomy denoting especially a ligament and two muscles.
Synonym(s): rhombic (1)
[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

rhom·boid

, rhomboidal (rom'boyd, -boy'dăl)
Resembling a rhomb, i.e., an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides.
Synonym(s): rhombic (1) .
[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

rhomboid

(of plant parts) diamond-shaped.
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