Rhomboideus major muscle :-

Rhomboideus major muscle :-

Muscle details :-

Rhomboiedeus major muscle

  • The rhomboid major is a skeletal muscle on the back that connects the scapula with the vertebrae of the spinal column. In human anatomy, it acts together with the rhomboid minor to keep the scapula pressed against thoracic wall and to retract the scapula toward the vertebral column.

Origin :-

  • the spinous processes of the thoracic vertebrae T2 to T5 as well as the supraspinous ligament.

Insertion :-

  • the medial border of the scapula, from about the level of the scapular spine to the scapula’s inferior angle.

Nerve supply :-

  • dorsal scapular nerve (c5).

Action :-

rhomboideus major muscle action

  • retraction of scapula .

 

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