Rhomboid minor muscle

What is Rhomboid minor muscle?

Rhomboid minor muscle meaning Muscle of the shoulder girdle. It originates in the last cervical and 1st thoracic vertebrae and inserts into the scapula. Its main function is to elevate and retract the scapula.Other muscles of the shoulder girdle include:Levator scapulaePectoralis minorRhomboid majorSerratus anteriorTrapezius

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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