Rhomboid muscles

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Rhomboid muscle
Muscles connecting the upper extremity to the vertebral column.
Latin musculi rhomboidei
nuchal ligaments, spinous processes of the C7 to T5 vertebrae
medial border of the scapula
dorsal scapular artery
dorsal scapular nerve
Actions Pulls scapulae medially, rotates scapulae, Holds scapluae into thorax wall
Anatomical terms of muscle

The rhomboid muscles, (/ˈrɒmbɔɪd/) often simply called the rhomboids, are rhombus-shaped muscles associated with the scapula and are chiefly responsible for its retraction. They are supplied by the Dorsal Scapular nerve. There are two rhomboid muscles:

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