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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 primary archery muscles of the shoulders and upper back are the rhomboids, levator scapulae, trapezius, deltoids, latissimus dorsi, and the rotator cuff muscle group, which includes the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor.
2008) colonized the tissues of Venerupis rhomboids and induced disease in clam.
The core of this proposal aims to discover the biological roles of highly conserved rhomboids by identifying their natural substrates using a combination of advanced substrate specificity analysis, quantitative proteomics and genetics.
Formally reminiscent of Brancusi, many of the sculptures probe the spatial-visual effect of irregular serial arrangements; Stack of Five MDF Painted Sculpture 004, 2014, for example, consists of five elements, each a pile of rhomboids and irregular quadrilaterals.
But muscles such as the trapezius, rhomboids and lats will help sculpt a v-shaped back.
Weakness of the rhomboids and serratus anterior can lead to loss of normal scapulothoracic rhythm, or scapular lag, when there is an imbalance between the scapula and the movement of the torso.
4) published a study in which 137 healthy and pain-free subjects were examined bilaterally for the presence of latent trigger points in trapezius, serratus anterior, levator scapulae, rhomboids and pectoralis minor.
An oil on canvas, the 1944 "La revolte des contraires" is a vortex of canary yellow rhomboids, rippled by undulating black lines and pocked by eruptions of prismatic colours.
Muscle Rhomboids, middle trapezius (scapular retraction), Groups latissimus dorsi (shoulder extension), serratus anterior (scapular protraction), lower trapezius (scapular depression), biceps (elbow flexion), triceps (elbow extension), forearm muscles (wrist flexion, extension), hand muscles (ball squeeze).
When the rhomboids contract, the scapula rotates slightly and moves toward the spine.