[ brey-kee-ahy, -kee-ee, brak-ee-ahy, -ee-ee ]
/ ˈbreɪ kiˌaɪ, -kiˌi, ˈbræk iˌaɪ, -iˌi /
See under biceps.
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Origin of biceps brachii
1855–60: <New Latin: literally, biceps of (the) arm
Words nearby biceps brachii
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Medical definitions for biceps brachii
[ brā′kē-ī′, -kē-ē′, brăk′ē-ī′, -ē-ē′ ]
A muscle whose long head has origin from the supraglenoidal tuberosity of the scapula and whose short head has origin from the coracoid process, with insertion into the tuberosity of the radius, with nerve supply from the musculocutaneous nerve, and whose action flexes and supinates the forearm.
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