biceps A muscle with two points of origin; especially, the large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the elbow joint and the large muscle at the back of the thigh that flexes the knee joint. A person's biceps is a muscle having two heads or points of attachment.
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[prosody] Biceps is a point in a metrical pattern that can be filled either with one long syllable (a longum) or two short syllables (brevia). It is found in the dactylic hexameter and the dactylic pentameter. It is not to be confused with resolution, which is the replacement of a long with ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: bī′seps Definitions: 1. A muscle with two origins or heads. Commonly used to refer to the biceps brachii (muscle).
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Biceps and triceps muscles in the upper arm. Left: biceps contracted. Right: triceps contracted Either of two muscles that are split in two in their upper part to form a Y-shape. Biceps brachii is the chief upper arm muscle; it runs along the humerus – the large bone of the upper arm R...
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biceps (bī'seps) , any muscle having two heads, or fixed ends of attachment, notably the biceps brachii at the front of the upper arm and the biceps femoris in the thigh. Originating in the shoulder area, the heads of the biceps merge partway down the arm to form a rounded mass of tissue l...
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Anatomical term for two muscles of the human body, one of the arm and one of the leg, although in popular use it generally denotes the muscle of the arm. The biceps brachii is the muscle on the upper arm, which flexes the shoulder, the elbow, and supinates the forearm. To extend the arm its antagoni...
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Latin bis = double, and caput = head, hence 2-headed, adjective - bicipital.
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1) Arm muscle 2) Arm muscles 3) Arm wrestler's pride 4) Bodybuilder's bulges 5) Bodybuilder's concern 6) Bulge locations to be proud of 7) Flexor muscle 8) Forearm muscle 9) Hunks flex them 10) Macho type's pride 11) Mounds...
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