Type: Term Synonyms: triceps coxae (muscle)
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Type: Term Synonyms: triceps surae (muscle)
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Type: Term Synonyms: three-headed muscle
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- any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
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A muscle situated at the back of the arm responsible for straightening the elbow
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Muscle of the back of the upper arm, primarily responsible for extending the elbow.
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Triceps: The triceps muscle extends (straightens) the elbow. Its full name is the triceps brachii. It can be felt as the tense muscle in the back of the upper arm while doing push-ups. Its full name is the triceps brachii. The triceps has three heads, or origins. 'Triceps' is Latin for three-headed and is derived from 'tri', three + 'caput', head.
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the muscles on the back of the upper arms that straighten your elbows and allow you to push your arms forward. You use them when you're fly-fishing or pushing a running stroller.
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any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
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(tri´seps) a muscle having three heads.
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• (n.) A muscle having three heads; specif., the great extensor of the forearm, arising by three heads and inserted into the olecranon at the elbow.
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triceps 1. Three-headed; specifically, of a muscle having three heads or points of origin. 2. A triceps muscle; specifically, that of the thigh and of the upper arm.
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Biceps and triceps muscles. Left: biceps contracted. Right: triceps contracted Any muscle that has three points of origin. Most commonly 'triceps' refers to the triceps brachii muscle – a large extensor along the back of the upper arm in humans. It originates just below the socket of the ...
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triceps, any muscle having three heads, or points of attachment, but especially the triceps brachii at the back of the upper arm. One head originates on the shoulder blade and two on the upper-arm bone, or humerus. Uniting part of the way down the arm, the heads swell into the belly, or muscle prope...
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The triceps brachii (three-headed muscle) lies at the upper portion of the inside of the arm. It is the main extensor of the arm and is made up of three teardrop shaped heads: the long head, the lateral head, and the medial head. When working with other nearby muscles it can also move the shoulder, since its upper ends are attached to the scapula.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: trī′seps Definitions: 1. Three-headed; denoting especially two muscles: triceps brachii and triceps surae. See: muscle
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Muscle in the upper arm that causes the arm to straighten at the elbow (extend). To bend the arm its antagonistic muscle – the biceps – has to contract. The bending of the arm in this movement occurs at the elbow joint
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Latin tres = 3, and caput = head; hence a 3-headed muscle.
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Muscle located on the outside and back part of the upper arm.
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