Rhomboideus - definition of rhomboideus by The Free Dictionary
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Related to rhomboideus: Rhomboideus minor
, pl -dei
(Anatomy) anatomy either of two muscles that connect the spinal vertebrae to the scapulae
[C19: New Latin, from Late Latin rhomboides: see rhomboid]
rhom•boi•de•us (rɒmˈbɔɪ di əs)
n., pl. -de•i (-diˌaɪ)
either of two back muscles that function to move the scapula.
[1825–35; < New Latin (musculus
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