noun, plural tri·ceps·es [trahy-sep-siz], /ˈtraɪ sɛp sɪz/, tri·ceps.Anatomy.
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Origin of triceps
Words nearby triceps
Example sentences 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
Baggy, pedestrian clothing hides their lean muscles; there are no perceptible rock-like calves, no prominent triceps or pectorals.
A typical pair of opposed muscles are the biceps and triceps of the upper arm.
In this case the biceps must exert two units of strength more than the triceps, that is, seven units.
"Set" the muscles of the arm by contracting the biceps and triceps with the utmost possible strength.
The triceps brachii is the chief antagonist of the biceps brachii.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
And you find that the triceps has three origins high above its one attachment as a tendon, to give it a good strong pull.Applied Psychology for Nurses|Mary F. Porter