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Related to rhomboid muscle: latissimus dorsi
The major or the minor rhomboid muscle -- shoulder muscles. Origins: nuchal ligament, spinous processes of vertebrae C7-T5. Insertion: vertebral edge of scapula. Nerve: dorsal scapular (C4-C5). Action: pulls scapulae toward each other.See: illus. (Muscles of the Trunk)
See also: muscle
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