biceps brachii muscle


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bi·ceps bra·chi·i mus·cle

(bī'seps brā'kē-ī mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, long head from supraglenoidal tuberosity of scapula, short head from coracoid process; insertion, tuberosity of radius; action, flexes and supinates forearm (it is the primary supinator of the forearm); nerve supply, musculocutaneous.
Synonym(s): musculus biceps brachii [TA] .

biceps brachii muscle

Arm muscle. Origin: supraglenoid tubercle, coracoid process of scapula. Insertion: tuberosity of radius, posterior border of ulna (via bicipital aponeurosis). Nerve: musculocutaneous (C5-C6). Action: flexes forearm, supinates hand.
See: arm for illus. (Muscles of the Arm)
See also: muscle
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A variation in the heads of the biceps brachii muscle has already been reported to cause compression of surrounding neurovascular structures.
The new finding of this study is that two separate bouts of ECC of the elbow flexors induced prolonged (up to 48h after exercise) low-frequency fatigue of the biceps brachii muscle assessed with a DT/ST ratio.
A case of isolated tuberculosis of biceps brachii muscle without osseous involvement is presented in a young immunocompetent female, with the review of literature.
Without any pressure applied on the head of the vibrator (1 cm in diameter), the experimenter performed random sweeps over the biceps brachii muscle belly.
To determine the maximal voltage level required for each subject's biceps brachii muscle, the 50-[micro]s pulse duration was selected and an incremental increase in voltage applied to the muscle.
The cryotherapy group remained seated on the isokinetic dynamometer and a 1 kg ice pack was strapped over the entire biceps brachii muscle and adjacent muscles of the arm under study using a bandage.
Radial artery usually begins in the cubital fossa about 1 cm below the bend of the elbow at the level of the neck of the radius just medial to the tendon of biceps brachii muscle, and terminates in the hand by forming the deep palmar arch after anastomosing with the deep branch of the ulnar artery (1)
INTRODUCTION: It is well known that the biceps brachii muscle variation are not rare.