rhomboideus


rhom·boi·de·us

noun \räm-ˈbi-dē-əs\
plural rhom·boi·dei\-dē-ˌī\

Definition of RHOMBOIDEUS

:  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

rhom·boi·de·us

noun \räm-ˈbid-ē-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural rhom·boi·dei \-ē-ˌī\

Medical Definition of RHOMBOIDEUS

: 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 minor b : rhomboideus major

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