rhomboideus


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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
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Important musculature required for the performance of the seated row exercise that are not included in the LifeModeler default model are the rhomboideus major and minor and the rotator cuff group (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis).
In zebu cattle, mainly Bos indicus, there is the development of a singular muscle named Rhomboideus (RH), which is the popular humpback.
This paper is aimed to characterize the lipid profile of Rhomboideus (humpback) muscle present in the Nelore cattle and compare it to the Longissimis dorsi (tenderloin) muscle, with the latter being used as comparison standard.
En cambio, en Anhima se observaron que los musculos que participan en la elevacion, descenso y flexion del humero, asi como en la estabilizacion de la cintura escapulopectoral son los mas largos (Coracobrachialis cranialis, Coracobrachialis caudalis, Rhomboideus superficialis, Rhomboideus profundus y Triceps brachii).
En Anhima, los que presentan mayor peso son los encargados de estabilizar la cintura escapulopectoral, mantener la rigidez de esta zona y desarrollar los movimientos de humero en la fosa glenoidea (Scapulohumeralis, Subcoracoscapularis, Rhomboideus superficialis, Rhomboideus profundus, Extensor digitorum comunis, Deltoideus major, Deltoideus minory Triceps brachii --pars humerotriceps y pars coracotriceps-).