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rhomboid

Pronunciation: rom'boyd, rom-boy'dal

Definition:

  1. Resembling a rhomb (an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides);
  2. anatomy denoting especially a ligament and two muscles.

Synonym(s): rhombic1

[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

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