Brachialis tendon | definition of brachialis tendon by Medical dictionary
the tendon of insertion of the brachialis muscle. A surgical procedure transposes this or the biceps tendon to the olecranon as a treatment for paralysis from brachial avulsion, but only if the musculocutaneous nerve function is still present.
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Rupture of the distal end of the biceps brachialis tendon
is a relatively uncommon injury that usually occurs in active, middle-aged men after an eccentric muscle contracture (often during heavy lifting).