Musculus rhomboideus minor

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musculus rhomboideus minor --> rhomboid minor

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, spinous processes of sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae; insertion, medial margin of scapula above spine; action, draws scapula toward vertebral column and slightly upward; nerve supply, dorsal nerve of scapula.

Synonym: musculus rhomboideus minor, lesser rhomboid muscle.