Rhomboid major muscle

What is Rhomboid major muscle?

Rhomboid major muscle meaning Muscle of the shoulder girdle. It originates in the 2nd-5th thoracic vertebrae and inserts into the scapula. Its main function is to move the scapula backward and upward; slight rotation.Other muscles of the shoulder girdle include:Levator scapulaePectoralis minorRhomboid minorSerratus anteriorTrapezius

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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