bicipital

[bahy-sip-i-tl]

Origin of bicipital

1640–50; < Latin bicipit- (stem of biceps) biceps + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for bicipital

bicipital

adjective
  1. having two heads
  2. of or relating to a biceps muscle

Word Origin for bicipital

C17: see biceps, -al 1
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Word Origin and History for bicipital
adj.

"having two heads," 1640s, from Latin biceps (genitive bicipitis); see biceps + -al (1).

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