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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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This is the first study found that describes the DSN as only innervating the LS and no mention was made of what was providing innervation to the rhomboids in these cases.
Stretching the pectoral muscles in the upper chest may provide relief, since lengthening these muscles releases some of the "pull" on the rhomboids.
Retraction exercises aimed at the rhomboids and middle and lower fibers of the trapezius; 2.
To the right were new works in characteristic Bull ochian genres, including "Drawing Machines," 1990--, "Listening Stations," 2013--, and "Pixel Boxes," 2000--; on the left, visitors encountered an ensemble of vaguely archaic-looking yet quasi-Minimalist new sculptures and wall pieces based on rhomboid elements.
When the rhomboids contract, the scapula rotates slightly and moves toward the spine.
Since our model was divided into many of equal rectangulars, after the deformation these rectangulars were changed into rhomboids.
The sports seats are upholstered with fabric made up of rhomboids stitched together in red, while the upper part of the seats sport the 'B' logo stitched in red.
Pressing the shoulders down and squeezing the rhomboids (muscles in the upper back) will lock in the shoulder girdle and keep that area stable enough to get the muscle group you're working to carry the majority of the weight.
The DSN courses downward behind the brachial plexus deep to the levator scapula muscle, which the DSN innervates, and terminates by piercing the deep surfaces of the major and minor rhomboids (1).
By using the muscles of the back and side body, mainly the rhomboids, serratus and trapezius, we can draw our inner shoulder blades down away from our ears and pin the bottom tip of our shoulder blades to our back ribs.
Such motifs include circles--which suggest the potter's wheel as well as an array of symbolic or cultural references--the shape of ceramic vessels, which may have either anthropomorphic or functional metapohors; rhomboids or other geometrics, which are more obviously invented abstract shapes; allusions to architecture, the forms based on keystones, the nomenclature being vossoirs.