rhomboid

(redirected from rhomboid muscle)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to rhomboid muscle: latissimus dorsi

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
They suggest that it is associated with upper and lower trapezius and rhomboid muscle weakness.
Exercising the rhomboid muscle - between the shoulders - helps prevent bad posture, too.
DScA passes below the levator scapula muscle and reaches the superior corner of scapula, supplies the levator scapula, trapezius and rhomboid muscles (Moore et al.).
If you sometimes feel pain or discomfort between your shoulder blades, your rhomboid muscles may be the culprits.
To shoot this way, you should fire the arrow by pulling with your back or rhomboid muscles, otherwise known as "back tension." To do this consistently, it's best to choose a triggerless, back-tension release aid, or use a trigger release that exhibits zero play or trigger travel for that crisp, surprise feel.