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 ?
He was a tall thin young man, with a hooked nose and a pasty face; he had a long head, unevenly shaped as though the skull had been pushed in here and there oddly, and on his forehead and neck were large acne spots red and inflamed.
At the levee Prince Andrew stood among the Austrian officers as he had been told to, and the Emperor Francis merely looked fixedly into his face and just nodded to him with to him with his long head.
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.
He had taken it into his long head that Mademoiselle Cynthia was in love with Monsieur John.
At the kitchen door Daniel Byrne sat in his sleigh behind a big-boned grey who pawed the snow and swung his long head restlessly from side to side.
Conservation or tenodesis of the dislocated long head of the biceps tendon remains debatable.
Few expected him to lead them back as well, however, but the 18-1 shot just got home in a heads-up, heads-down finish to beat the well-fancied El Segundo by a nose, with Pompeii Ruler a long head away third.
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Allow, who was ridden in dashing style by one of Brisbane's top riders, Stathi Katsidis, won easily from Vietnam, with Stars In Flight a long head back in third.
Racing To Win, trained by John O'Shea, came with a well-timed run to beat the odds-on favourite Paratroopers by a long head, with Lad Of The Manor finishing fast into third another two lengths away.
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