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rhomboid

rhom·boid / ˈrämˌboid/ • adj. having or resembling the shape of a rhombus. • n. 1. a quadrilateral of which only the opposite sides and angles are equal. 2. (also rhom·boid mus·cle) another term for rhomboideus. DERIVATIVES: rhom·boi·dal / rämˈboidl/ adj.

rhomboid

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rhomboid (rom-boid) n. either of two muscles situated in the upper part of the back, between the backbone and shoulder blade. They help to move the shoulder blade backwards and upwards.

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