rhomboid muscle

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Related to rhomboid muscle: latissimus dorsi
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Noun1.rhomboid muscle - any of several muscles of the upper back that help move the shoulder blade
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
greater rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus major, rhomboideus major muscle - rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
lesser rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus minor, rhomboid minor muscle - rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the vertebral column and slightly upward
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These muscles are the left anterior deltoid muscle, the right rear deltoid muscle and the right rhomboid muscle (assuming you are right handed).
Lawrie revealed he had needed pain-killers throughout his round for what was later attributed to a rhomboid muscle problem at the back of his left shoulder.
So with a mere three shots per breast (at a cost of $1,500-$2,000 per pair), the pectoralis minor is disabled, allowing the rhomboid muscle in the back "to pull up your back and give you better posture and actually lift your breasts up"--for a few months.