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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]

rhomboid

/rhom·boid/ (rom´boid) [Gr. rhombos rhomb +-oid ] having a shape similar to a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.

rhomboid

[rom′boid]
Etymology: Gk, rhombos, rhombus, eidos, form
resembling the shape of an oblique equilateral parallelogram, as a rhomboid muscle.

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.

rhomboid

shaped like a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.
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Due to fre-quent operative producers conducted with midline incision and late recovery period, many surgeons prefer Karydakis technique (KT) which is a asymmetric primary closure technique or Limberg flap procedure (LFP) prepared in rhomboid manner.
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