rhomboideus
noun (plural rhomboidei) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin rhomboides rhomboid Date: circa 1836 either of two muscles that lie beneath the trapezius muscle and connect the spinous processes of various vertebrae with the medial border of the scapula

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  • rhomboideus — [räm boi′dē əs] n. pl. rhomboidei [räm boi′dēī΄] [ModL (musculus) rhomboideus, rhomblike (muscle) < L rhomboides,RHOMBOID + eus, OUS] either of two muscles arising from the upper thoracic vertebrae and inserting into the scapula …   English World dictionary

  • Rhomboidēus — Rhomboidēus, rautenförmig. Rhomboidei musculi, rautenförmige Muskeln, s.u. Schultermuskeln. Rhomboideum ligamentum carpi, ein Verstärkungsband der Kapsel der Handwurzel. R. l. claviculae, Schulterbänder …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • rhomboideus — See rhomboid minor (muscle). * * * rhom·boi·de·us räm bȯid ē əs n, pl dei ē .ī either of two muscles that lie beneath the trapezius muscle and connect the spinous processes of various vertebrae with the medial border of the scapula: a)… …   Medical dictionary

  • rhomboideus — /rom boy dee euhs/, n., pl. rhomboidei / dee uy /. Anat. either of two back muscles that function to move the scapula. Also called rhomboid. [1825 35; < NL (musculus) rhomboideus; see RHOMBOID, EUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhomboideus — [rɒm bɔɪdɪəs] noun (plural rhomboidei dɪʌɪ) Anatomy a muscle connecting the shoulder blade to the vertebrae. Origin C19: mod. L., from rhomboideus (musculus) (see rhomboid) …   English new terms dictionary

  • rhomboideus — rhom•boi•de•us [[t]rɒmˈbɔɪ di əs[/t]] n. pl. de•i [[t] diˌaɪ[/t]] anat. either of two back muscles that function to move the scapula • Etymology: 1825–35; < NL (musculus) rhomboideus; see rhomboid, eous …   From formal English to slang

  • Rhomboideus — rombiškasis statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Rhomboideus ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pagrindiniai terminai …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • rhomboideus — n. (pl. rhomboidei) Anat. a muscle connecting the shoulder blade to the vertebrae. Etymology: mod.L rhomboideus RHOMBOID …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhomboideus — rhombo|i̱de|us, ...i̱dea, ...i̱de|um [zu gr. ϱ̔ομβος = Kreisel; Raute u. gr. ειδης = gestaltet; ähnlich]: von rautenförmiger Struktur, ein rautenförmiges Aussehen habend (Anat., Med.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • rhomboideus — rhom·boi·de·us …   English syllables

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