- having two heads; two-headed.
- Anatomy. pertaining to the biceps.
Origin of bicipital
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There is no bicipital groove, and the tuberosities coalesce.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
It corresponds almost exactly to the bicipital groove, and has the advantage of avoiding the great vessels and nerves.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery</p>
The inter-tubercular (bicipital) groove looks forward, and lies in a line drawn vertically through the biceps muscle.
In some instances lameness is mixed as in joint ailments, involvement of the bicipital bursa (bursa intertubercularis), etc.
Chronic inflammation of the bicipital bursa is occasionally met with wherein both members are affected.
- having two heads
- of or relating to a biceps muscle
C17: see biceps, -al 1
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Word Origin and History for bicipital
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