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bicipital

[ bahy-sip-i-tl ]

adjective

  1. having two heads; two-headed.
  2. Anatomy. pertaining to the biceps. biceps.


bicipital

/ baɪˈsɪpɪtəl /

adjective

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bicipital1

1640–50; < Latin bicipit- (stem of biceps ) biceps + -al 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bicipital1

C17: see biceps , -al 1

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Example Sentences

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.

The great tuberosity is always large and often overhangs the bicipital groove, it is especially large in Titanotherium (Brontops).

There is no bicipital groove, and the tuberosities coalesce.

It corresponds almost exactly to the bicipital groove, and has the advantage of avoiding the great vessels and nerves.

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