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]
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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. But after it was over, the adjutant he had seen the previous day ceremoniously informed Bolkonski that the Emperor desired to give him an audience.
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.
The posterior musculotendinous unit (long head) inserting on the proximal ulnar aspect of the radial tuberosity was noted to be intact.
It consists of two parts: the long head, attached to the lower and back part of the hip bone (ischium), and the short head, which is attached to the thigh (femur) bone.
According to Professor Sharaf's observations, the ant is easy to spot thanks to its long head and bi-coloured body.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit held Kashmir for the project's inauguration, which diverts water of the Neelum River to an underground power house through a 23.25km long head race tunnel for power generation.
A diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound revealed an empty tendon sheath of the long head of the biceps in the bicipital groove and a retracted echogenic stump with associated hematoma at the proximal musculotendinous junction.
The boundaries of the triangular space (above by the teres minor, below by the teres major and laterally by the long head of the triceps brachii) of the upper limb are well known.
Congenital absence of the long head of the biceps (LHB) tendon is an uncommon anatomic anomaly [1, 2].