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rhomboideus

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noun rhom·boi·de·us \räm-ˈbȯi-dē-əs\

Definition of rhomboideus

plural rhom·boi·deiplay \-dē-ˌī\

  1. :  either of two muscles that lie beneath the trapezius muscle and connect the spinous processes of various vertebrae with the medial border of the scapula



Origin of rhomboideus

New Latin, from Latin rhomboides rhomboid


First Known Use: circa 1836


Medical Dictionary

rhomboideus

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noun rhom·boi·de·us \räm-ˈbȯid-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of rhomboideus

plural rhom·boi·dei \-ē-ˌī\play

  1. :  either of two muscles that lie beneath the trapezius muscle and connect the spinous processes of various vertebrae with the medial border of the scapula:a:  rhomboideus minorb:  rhomboideus major




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