three-headed muscle

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three-headed muscle

[TA]
complex muscle in which three separate heads of origin converge to insert via a common tendon, for example, triceps brachii, triceps coxae, or triceps surae.
Synonym(s): musculus triceps [TA], triceps (muscle) [TA]
[L. fr. tri-, three, + caput, head]