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short head

[TA]
for a muscle with two heads of origin (a "biceps" muscle), the head originating nearest the insertion. See: short head of biceps brachii, short head of biceps femoris.
Synonym(s): caput breve [TA]
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The Polomoche brought the curtain down on racing at the Shropshire circuit until October when short-heading Calgary Bay in the bumper.
Her latest success, the eleventh of her 25-race career, came in a minor stakes final at Hall Green on Monday where she overcame a heap of trouble before short-heading Blonde Chimes on the line.
Lady Dominatrix gained a first Listed success when short-heading the Queen's colt Approval in the Sodexho Pavilion Stakes, writes Graham Dench.