long head

long head

[TA]
the head that has the more proximal origin. Terminologia Anatomica lists long heads (caput longum ...) of the following: 1) biceps brachii [TA] (... musculi bicipitis brachii [TA]); 2) biceps femoris [TA] (... musculi bicipitis femoris [TA]); and 3) triceps brachii [TA] (... musculi tricipitis brachii [TA]).
Synonym(s): caput longum [TA]
References in classic literature ?
Jim's eyes stuck out as much as those of the Sawhorse, and he stared at the creature with his ears erect and his long head drawn back until it rested against his arched neck.
There is now a new school of thought that biceps tenodesis, which maintains the length-tension relationship of the long head of biceps, should be the procedure of choice for patients with isolated type II SLAP lesions.
The snake, which features a long head and long tail and is sandy brown in colour, was initially sent to Dubai Zoo for observation.
Adding that pre-award procurement activities of long head items such as pipelines, and compressors have already been started.
Using several parameters, Holliday and Gardner estimate that this specimen had a 5-foot long head and was 30 feet long.
Bipolar sEMG of eight superficial muscles (descending parts of the trapezius, anterior and posterior parts of the deltoid, pectoralis major, long head of the biceps, long head and lateral head of the triceps, and latissimus dorsi) was recorded with circular, wet gel, silver/silverchloride electrodes (ARBO, type S93SG, Tyco/Healthcare Deutschland; Neustadt/Donau, Germany) at a sample frequency of 1,000 Hz.
Incidental finding on MRI was splitting of the long head of the biceps brachii at the bicipital groove and reattachment at lower level close to musculotendinous junction.
Identify this duck: Drakes feature a long head and neck, a black breast with a white underbody and dark tail.
Aim: To evaluate the anatomic basis of the O'Brien test for SLAP lesions (specifically, to quantify the active and passive tension in the long head of biceps during the O'Brien test).
The aim of this study is to identify changes in the neuromuscular activity of biceps brachii long head for IDC, DPC and DBC exercises, by taking into account the changes in load moment arm and muscle length elicited by each dumbbell curl protocol.
The design features extra- long head rests on each seat so that, in the event of a carriage rolling over, the passengers' falls are broken by the seat backs.
But spiking and serving can be difficult while wearing the traditional Somali hijab: the players tend to get tangled up in the long head scarves.