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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[12] In the present case, the area where plaque and screw angulated under the scarred and contracted skin in the elbow joint which is the most common location of the wound dehiscence was covered with the biceps brachii muscle and by this way; direct contact of the instruments with the skin was prevented.
A variation in the heads of the biceps brachii muscle has already been reported to cause compression of surrounding neurovascular structures.
After surgical LHBT treatment, the examination of the biceps brachii muscle function and strength is common clinical practice.
Variant heads of biceps brachii muscle with ciinicai importance.
[2.] Dalton PA, Stokes MJ (1991) Acoustic myography reflects force changes during dynamic concentric and eccentric contractions of the human biceps brachii muscle. Eur J Appl Physiol 3:412-416.
Merletti, "Repeatability of Surface EMG Variables during Voluntary Isometric Contractions of the Biceps Brachii Muscle", Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Elsevier, vol.
A case of isolated tuberculosis of the biceps brachii muscle without any evident primary focus revealed as an intramuscular mass in a 37 years old immunocompetent female is presented.
Repeatability of surface EMG variables during voluntary isometric contractions of the biceps brachii muscle. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 1999; 9(2):105-19
Data analysis with two-way ANOVA revealed a statistically significant difference only in the activity of the biceps brachii muscle when a change in fulcrum occurred.
Hodler, "Tendinopathy and rupture of the tendon of the long head of the biceps brachii muscle: evaluation with MR arthrography," American Journal of Roentgenology, vol.