bicipital

[bahy-sip-i-tl]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. bichloride of mercury,
  2. bichon frise,
  3. bichromate,
  4. bichromate process,
  5. bichrome,
  6. bicipital rib,
  7. bick-iron,
  8. bicker,
  9. bickering,
  10. bickerstaff, isaac

Origin of bicipital

1640–50; < Latin bicipit- (stem of biceps) biceps + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for bicipital

bicipital

adjective

having two heads
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

bicipital

adj.

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

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