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rhomboideus major

noun

medical Definition of rhomboideus major

:a muscle arising from the spinous processes of the second through fifth thoracic vertebrae, inserted into the vertebral border of the scapula, and acting to adduct and laterally rotate the scapula called also rhomboid major

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