noun, plural tri·ceps·es [trahy-sep-siz] /ˈtraɪ sɛp sɪz/, tri·ceps. Anatomy.
- triceps reflex,
- triceps surae reflex,
Origin of triceps
Origin of tricep
Examples from the Web for triceps
Your triceps muscle, stationed on the underside of your upper arm, shortened.
One was through his bicep, and the other on his triceps, and it looked as though the bullet went straight through.New Orleans Shooting: I Saw the Mother’s Day Parade Gunman|Jarratt Pytell|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A typical pair of opposed muscles are the biceps and triceps of the upper arm.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
The action of its antagonist, the triceps, may be studied in the same manner.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
But in some cases the triceps group is involved; however, this occurs in unusual and chronic affections.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
At the end of the first fortnight there was evident wasting of the muscles, but some power was returning in the triceps.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
He is triceps "three-headed," triplex or tergeminus "threefold," triformis "of three bodies," or simply Tricerberus.Cerberus, The Dog of Hades|Maurice Bloomfield