Definition of Musculus rhomboideus major

1. Noun. Rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column.




Medical Definition of Musculus rhomboideus major

1. Origin, spinous processes and corresponding supraspinous ligaments of first four thoracic vertebrae; insertion, medial border of scapula below spine; action, draws scapula toward vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal of scapula nerve. Synonym: musculus rhomboideus major, greater rhomboid muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Rhomboideus Major

musculus rectus capitis lateralis
musculus rectus capitis posterior major
musculus rectus capitis posterior minor
musculus rectus capitis posticus major
musculus rectus capitis posticus minor
musculus rectus externus
musculus rectus femoris
musculus rectus inferior
musculus rectus internus
musculus rectus lateralis
musculus rectus medialis
musculus rectus superior
musculus rectus thoracis
musculus retrahens aurem
musculus rhomboatloideus
musculus rhomboideus major (current term)
musculus rhomboideus minor
musculus risorius
musculus sacrococcygeus anterior
musculus sacrococcygeus dorsalis
musculus sacrococcygeus posterior
musculus sacrococcygeus ventralis
musculus sacrolumbalis
musculus sacrospinalis
musculus salpingopharyngeus
musculus sartorius
musculus scalenus
musculus scalenus anterior
musculus scalenus anticus
musculus scalenus medius

Literary usage of Musculus rhomboideus major

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1. Lehrbuch der Anatomie des Menschen: Mit R├╝cksicht auf physiologische by Joseph Hyrtl (1882)
"... und Latissimus erscheinen: Der grosse und kleine rautenf├Ârmige Muskel, Musculus rhomboideus major et minor. Sie machen eigentlich nur Einen Muskel aus, ..."

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