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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Dalton PA, Stokes MJ (1991) Acoustic myography reflects force changes during dynamic concentric and eccentric contractions of the human biceps brachii muscle.
Repeatability of surface EMG variables during voluntary isometric contractions of the biceps brachii muscle.
Kim SH, Ha KI, Kim HS and Kim SW (2001): Electromyographic activity of the biceps brachii muscle in shoulders with anterior instability.