rhomboideus

noun
rhom·​boi·​de·​us | \ räm-ˈbȯi-dē-əs How to pronounce rhomboideus (audio) \
plural rhomboidei\ räm-​ˈbȯi-​dē-​ˌī How to pronounce rhomboideus (audio) \

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

First Known Use of rhomboideus

1754, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhomboideus

New Latin, from Latin rhomboides rhomboid

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“Rhomboideus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhomboideus. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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rhomboideus

noun
rhom·​boi·​de·​us | \ räm-ˈbȯid-ē-əs How to pronounce rhomboideus (audio) \
plural rhomboidei\ -​ē-​ˌī How to pronounce rhomboideus (audio) \

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:

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