brachialis


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brachialis

[brā′kē·al′is]
Etymology: Gk, brachion, arm
a muscle of the upper arm, covering the distal half of the humerus and the anterior part of the elbow joint. It functions to flex the forearm. Compare biceps brachii, triceps brachii.
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brachialis

(brā″kē-ăl′ĭs) [L. brachialis, brachial]
A muscle of the arm lying immediately under the biceps brachii. It flexes the forearm.
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The inferior ulnar collateral vessels as well as muscular branches to the biceps, brachialis, or triceps muscle may require ligation depending upon the location and position of the tumor in order to mobilize the brachial vessels away from the neoplasm.
It has a well-developed olecranon process and a distinct insertion scar for the brachialis muscle just distal to the sigmoid notch.
The main flexors are the brachialis, brachioradialis, and biceps brachii.
The first part of the typical stress-strain curve of brachialis muscle is similar as other muscle as initial elasticity is shown up to 20% of stain.
We concluded (1) that at least part of this reduction in strength was due to a decreased ability to maximally activate the biceps brachii, and possibly the other forearm flexor muscles, although EMG measurements were not taken from the brachialis or brachioradialis.
After the surgery, the bicep still flexes the elbow, but a second muscle, called the brachialis, that used to also provide elbow flexion, now bends the thumb and index finger.
Ken Temperton, Portsmouth A: YOUR upper arms are divided into three main muscle groups, the bicep, tricep and brachialis, a muscle running under the bicep.
Trying to raise the forearm will result in contraction of the biceps (and the brachialis, if still present).
Meenakshisundaram and others, in their chapter, describes the clinical phenomenon of involuntary movements of paralyzed upper limbs in hemiplegics during yawning known as 'Parakinesia brachialis oscitans'.
Although most people focus on biceps training, if you want really big arms you need to work your triceps and brachialis just as hard.
4,5) A third head (10%) to the biceps brachii is occasionally found arising at the upper and medial part of the brachialis, with the fibers of which it is continuous, and inserted into the lacertus fibrosus and medial side of the tendon of the muscle.