Definition of Greater rhomboid muscle
1. Noun. Rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column.
Generic synonyms: Rhomboid, Rhomboid Muscle
Medical Definition of Greater rhomboid muscle
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Literary usage of Greater rhomboid muscle
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1. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"... by raising the upper limb, and is occupied by part of the greater rhomboid muscle and portions of two ribs with the intervening intercostal muscle. ..."
2. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... or Musculature Muscles of the back Trapezius muscle Transverse muscle of nape Broadest muscle of back greater rhomboid muscle Lesser rhomboid muscle ..."
3. Duval's Artistic Anatomy: Completely Revised, with Additional Original by Mathias Duval, Andrew Melville Paterson (1919)
"In the floor of^the space the greater rhomboid muscle is seen; while external to ... The greater rhomboid muscle (rhomboideus major) arises from the spinous ..."
4. A Laboratory Manual of Human Anatomy by Lewellys Franklin Barker, Dean De Witt Lewis, Daniel Graisberry Revell (1904)
"(a) greater rhomboid muscle (M. rhomboideus major). (b) Lesser rhomboid muscle (M. rhomboideus minor). (c) Levator muscle of scapula (M. levator scapulae) ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1850)
"... the weight of the shoulder acting upon its superior external extremity, and by the greater rhomboid muscle drawing its inferior angle towards the spine. ..."