Medical Definition of Rhomboideus
1. See: rhomboid minor muscle. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhomboideus
Literary usage of Rhomboideus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The rhomboideus minor arises from the ligamentum nuchae and spinous processes of the seventh cervical and first dorsal vertebrae. ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"%Ci\ae and from the spinous processes of the seventh cervical and first thoracic ^S rhomboideus minor (Fig. 517) arises from the lower part of the ..."
3. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"the rhomboideus MINOR, the uppermost portion, and (LXVIII. ... f We frequently indeed almost find that the rhomboideus major takes also an origin from the ..."
4. The Dissectors' Manual of Practical and Surgical Anatomy by Erasmus Wilson (1854)
"The rhomboideus MINOR (rhombus, a parallelogram with four equal sides) is a narrow slip of muscle, detached from the rhomboideus major by a slight cellular ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1836)
"Rupture of the Scapula, from its adhesions to the subjacent muscles and inferior portion of insertion of rhomboideus major, unconnected with fracture or ..."
6. A Text Book of Anatomy, and Guide in Dissections: For the Use of Students of by Washington R. Handy (1854)
"The rhomboideus major arises tendinous from the four superior dorsal spines, passes down parallel and in connection with the rhomboideus minor, ..."
7. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The rhomboideus major (Fig. 409) arises by tendinous fibers from the spinous processes of the second, third, fourth, and fifth thoracic vertebrae and the ..."