Rhomboids

Rhomboids

Other Names

  • Back (Middle)

Heads

  1. Rhomboids Minor
  2. Rhomboids Major

Movement

Scapula

Attachments

Origin

  • Spine
    • Ligamentum Nuchae [1]
    • Cervical Vertebrae (C7) [1]
      • Spinous Processes
    • Thoracic Vertebrae
      • Spinous Processes
        • T1 [1]
        • T2-T5 [2]

Insertion

  • Scapula
    • Medial Border (Below spine)
      • Superior [1]
      • Inferior [2]

Related Muscles

Comments

The Rhomboids holds the scapula against the thoracic wall.


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