rhomboid

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rhomboid

1. a parallelogram having adjacent sides of unequal length
2. having such a shape

rhomboid

[′räm‚bȯid]
(mathematics)
A parallelogram whose adjacent sides are not equal.
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The patient was treated with trigger point therapy of the scalene musculature, high-volt galvanized current to the rhomboid muscle utilizing muscle strengthening settings, as well as chiropractic manipulation to the cervical, thoracic and upper posterior ribs.
Caption: The rhomboid muscles help rotate and retract the shoulder blades.
Despite the highly complex rhomboid muscles and the upper trapezius muscle, rectifiers back in relation to the trunk flexors are relatively weak.
He feels that they "cause your weight to fall behind your axis, and strain the trapezius and rhomboid muscles of the back.