Rhomboid Minor Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

C7-T1 and nuchal ligament

Insertion

Medial border of scapula (superior to rhomboid major)

Actions

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

Innervation

  • Dorsal scapular nerve (C4–5)

Blood Supply

  • Dorsal scapular artery

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

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