rhomboideus

noun
rhom·boi·de·us | \räm-ˈbȯi-dē-əs \
plural rhomboidei\räm-ˈbȯi-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

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

noun
rhom·boi·de·us | \räm-ˈbȯid-ē-əs \
plural rhomboidei\-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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