biceps brachii

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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.]
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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)
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For instance, Cochrane (2016b) analyzed the acute effects of local vibration applied to the biceps brachii muscle for 10 min versus a control condition (i.e., no vibration) on mechanical power output during submaximal biceps curls (50% one-repetition maximum) in national-level master athletes (field hockey).
Evaluation of the distal biceps revealed a bifid tendon with separate origins at the biceps brachii at the musculotendinous junction extending distally with a common sheath for the two tendons.
Current literature shows activation of different muscle groups during different postures of Salat, including biceps brachii, triceps brachii, pectoralis major, scapular musculature, rectus femoris, biceps femoris, tibialis anterior and gastrocnemius.1,2,18 But the extent of activation is inconsistent in literature and more studies need to be carried out in this regard.
Detailed needle electromyography investigation including left C5-8-T1 myotomes (deltoid, biceps brachii, triceps, 1st dorsal interosseous) were normal, which warranted a re-assessment of the diagnosis.
It coursed anterolateral to the short head of biceps brachii muscle and crossed the neurovascular bundles in the arm, especially the median nerve (Fig.
When a muscle is stretched, the earliest muscle contraction (e.g., 20 ms in biceps brachii) occurs due to the involuntary activation of monosynaptic reflexes.
Muscle biopsy of left biceps brachii was performed which showed several fibers with vacuolar appearance and accumulation of PAS-positive granules [Figure 1].
In this article, we have presented a case of gunshot injury that underwent elbow arthrodesis and tissue coverage by the way of reconstruction with biceps brachii muscle flap.
The Company recently announced preliminary results from Part 1 of the FSHD trial with mean total volume increases of over 12% in the tibialis anterior and biceps brachii muscle cohorts.
Preliminary results include data from 23 patients evaluable for magnetic resonance imaging among two different cohorts, 11 patients with tibialis anterior (TA) weakness and 12 patients with biceps brachii (BB) weakness.
The biceps brachii muscle belongs to the flexor group of muscle in the arm.
Based on the patient's history, physical examination, and ultrasound, a diagnosis of an acute rupture of the left long head of the biceps brachii tendon was made.