biceps brachii

[ brey-kee-ahy, -kee-ee, brak-ee-ahy, -ee-ee ]

noun
  1. See under biceps.

Origin of biceps brachii

1
1855–60: <New Latin: literally, biceps of (the) arm

Words Nearby biceps brachii

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How to use biceps brachii in a sentence

  • The triceps brachii is the chief antagonist of the biceps brachii.

    Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
  • This synovial bursa forms a smooth groove through which the biceps brachii glides in the anterior scapulohumeral region.

    Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
  • Thus it is seen, the biceps brachii is a weight bearing structure, as well as one that has to do with swinging the leg.

    Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
  • It is attached anteriorly to the tendon of the biceps brachii (flexor brachii).

    Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix