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tri·ceps

 (trī′sĕps′)
n. pl. triceps
A large three-headed muscle running along the back of the upper arm and serving to extend the forearm.

[From Latin, three-headed : tri-, tri- + caput, head; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.]

triceps

(ˈtraɪsɛps)
n, pl -cepses (-sɛpsɪz) or -ceps
(Anatomy) any muscle having three heads, esp the one (triceps brachii) that extends the forearm
[C16: from Latin, from tri- + caput head]

tri•ceps

(ˈtraɪ sɛps)

n., pl. -ceps•es (-sɛp sɪz) -ceps.
any muscle with three heads, esp. the one at the back of the upper arm, extending the forearm when contracted.
[1570–80; < Latin: three-headed =tri- tri- + -ceps, s. -cipit- -headed, derivative of caput head]

tri·ceps

(trī′sĕps′)
The muscle at the back of the upper arm that straightens the elbow. The triceps has three points of attachment to bone at one end.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.triceps - any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)triceps - any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
musculus triceps brachii, triceps brachii - the skeletal muscle having three origins that extends the forearm when it contracts
Translations

triceps

[ˈtraɪseps] N (triceps or tricepses (pl)) → tríceps m

triceps

[ˈtraɪsɛps] ntriceps m

triceps

n pl <-(es)> → Trizeps m

triceps

[ˈtraɪsɛps] n pl invtricipite m

tri·ceps

L. tríceps, músculo de tres porciones o cabezas;
___ reflexreflejo del ___.

triceps

n tríceps m
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