biceps brachii

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Related to biceps brachii: triceps brachii, brachioradialis, Brachialis

biceps bra·chi·i

 (brā′kē-ī′, -kē-ē′, brăk′ē-ī′, -ē-ē′)
See biceps.

[New Latin biceps brāchiī : biceps, biceps + Latin brāchiī, genitive of brācchium, brāchium, arm.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biceps brachii - a muscle that flexes and supinates the forearmbiceps brachii - a muscle that flexes and supinates the forearm
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
biceps - any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
References in periodicals archive ?
Role of the long head of the biceps brachii in glenohumeral stability: a biomechanical study in cadavera.
A marked reduction of activity in extensor carpi radialis brevis (44%) and biceps brachii (23%) was observed while the patient performed a gripping task with the scapula position actively corrected, compared to no correction.
The biceps brachii tendon is vital for flexion and supination of the upper extremity, and spans both the shoulder and elbow joints.
Important muscles activated in breaststroke swimming seem to be the biceps brachii, triceps brachii, subscapularis, latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, serratus anterior, and deltoid anterior, teres minor and trapezio) for the upper limbs (Conceicao et al.
The main flexors are the brachialis, brachioradialis, and biceps brachii.
A bipolar surface EMG signal was detected from the biceps brachii during each DCER muscle action.
sEMG signals were detected on seven muscles of the right shoulder after depilation and cleaning with alcohol wipes: anterior deltoid (AD), middle deltoid (MD), posterior deltoid (PD), pectoralis major (PM), upper trapezius (UT), biceps brachii (BB), and triceps brachii (TB).
The triceps scapularis and biceps brachii muscles were transected and evaluated for viability based on hemorrhage on incision.
The raters received pre-study training in the palpation protocol and a consensus was reached on the palpation of the following muscles: infraspinatus, anterior deltoid and biceps brachii.
The surface recording electrode was placed over the nerve on the anterior forearm and the nerve was stimulated at the lateral border of the biceps brachii tendon in the cubital fossa.
Fatigue analysis of interference EMG signals obtained from biceps brachii during isometric voluntary contraction at various force levels.