Rhomboid Major Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the rhomboid major muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the rhomboid major flashcards below.

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Origin

Spinous process of T2 to T5 vertebrae

Insertion

Medial border of the scapula

Actions

  • Retraction of the scapula
  • Rotation of the scapula to depress the glenoid cavity
  • Elevation of the scapula

Innervation

  • Dorsal scapular nerve (C5)

Blood Supply

  • Dorsal scapular artery

Would you like to learn more about the rhomboid major muscle? Then check out the rhomboid major muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Rhomboid Major Muscle Anatomy

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