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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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No-one in the stadium could split the pair as they flashed over the line, but after a deliberation from the stewards, the photo showed that Ninja Blue had prevailed by a short-head in 41.