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short head

[TA]
for a muscle with two heads of origin (a "biceps" muscle), the head originating nearest the insertion. See: short head of biceps brachii, short head of biceps femoris.
Synonym(s): caput breve [TA]
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A transosseous repair of the short head of the biceps tendon was performed utilizing an Arthrex BicepsButton[TM] (Arthrex, Inc., Naples, Florida, USA) after whip-stitching the raptured tendon with #2 FiberWire (Arthrex, Inc.), (Fig.
Waseema was a short head behind in third and Waltzing Matilda fourth, another six lengths behind.
The runner-up's trainer James Moffatt said: "I just can't get off the mark, he has run a great race but I can't believe we have been beaten by a short head." CHRIS WRIGHT'S NAP: Moonlife (2.40pm Lingfield).
The 12-1 chance tracked uneasy 6-4 favourite Corrybrough and forged two lengths clear, with Balthazaar's Gift just a short head behind.
Dylan Thomas (25-1) finished third, a head further back, with the unlucky Hala Bek another short head away in fourth.
"You have to look at it positively, though, as he was a maiden going into the race and to be beaten a short head is a great run.
GUTSY gelding Vortex clinched a dramatic Criterion Stakes by a short head to cap a week to remember for trainer Gay Kelleway at Newmarket yesterday.
Michael Bell's filly came out third best, beaten a short head and a head, by Tora Bora and Littleton Arwen in what was her first attempt at seven furlongs.
Tim Easterby's daughter of Common Grounds, beaten a short head in the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot in June but struck into when unplaced in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York last time, set out to make the running under Lindsay Charnock, but began to feel the heat from Emma Peel, the other filly in the race, over a furlong out.
Ghazi Gift, who was among those who also ran in the last outing with rider Tariq Baran astride last week, shocked odds on favourite mare Poetry in photo-finish by short head verdict to open his account this year.
Poet's Song, with Lukasek astride, was second, beating Black Beach by short head. This was the fourth victory in 15 races for the five-year-old bay colt.
Distances: 2.5Length, Short head. Time: 2:04.89secs.