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bicepses(bī'seps), The correct singular form is biceps; there is no such word as bicep.
biceps/bi·ceps/ (bi´seps) a muscle having two heads.
bicepsadjective Pertaining to a muscle with 2 heads, e.g., biceps brachii, see there.
noun A muscle with 2 heads or origins, in particular the major flexor of the arm and thigh.
BICEPSAn acronym for the US military services approach for diagnosing and managing to shell-shock/combat-stress reaction:
• Centrality or Contact;
biceps(bī′sĕps) [″ + caput, head]
bicepsa group of muscles present in the upper forelimb of TETRAPODS which are flexors of the elbow joint. In the hind limb the biceps femoris is a flexor of the knee and an elevator of the femur. See ANTAGONISM.
bicepsmeaning 'two-headed'. Usually refers to the biceps brachii, the muscle in the front of the upper arm; both heads have tendinous origins on the scapula, in front of and above the shoulder joint; their rounded bellies unite to form a single tendon which passes in front of the elbow to be inserted into the tuberosity of the radius. Its main actions are supination of the forearm and flexion of the elbow. The biceps femoris is one of the hamstring muscles in the back of the thigh. Figure 1.
Patient discussion about biceps
Q. What is a fast and effective way to get bigger biceps and triceps? I am one of the regular goers to gym for the past 6 months and I am very fond of disposing my biceps and triceps. What is a fast and effective way to get bigger biceps and triceps?
These will work your biceps. Make sure to go as heavy as possible without hurting yourself, and consume protein. The rest and drink alot of water. Sleep adequately.