Updated: 10/19/2017

Rhomboid Minor and Major

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Origin Minor: nuchal ligament and spinous processes of C7 and T1 vertebrae; Major: spinous processes of T2 - T5 vertebrae
Insertion Medial border of scapula from level of spine to inferior angle
Action Retract scapula and rotate it to depress glenoid cavity; fix scapula to thoracic wall
Innervation Dorsal scapular nerve ( C4 and C5) (C4, C5)
Arterial Supply Dorsal scapular artery


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