rhomboid major muscle

(redirected from Rhomboideus major)

rhom·boid ma·jor mus·cle

(rŏm'boyd mā'jŏr mŭs'ĕl)
Thoracoappendicular muscle; origin, spinous processes and corresponding supraspinous ligaments of first four thoracic vertebrae; insertion, medial border of scapula below spine; action, draws scapula toward vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal nerve of scapula.
Synonym(s): greater rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus major.
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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).