triceps brachii

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Noun1.triceps brachii - the skeletal muscle having three origins that extends the forearm when it contractstriceps brachii - the skeletal muscle having three origins that extends the forearm when it contracts
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
triceps - any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
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She had bilateral leg edema and decreased tendon reflexes in the upper biceps, triceps brachii, brachiocephalic muscle, patellar tendon, and Achilles tendon.
The muscles sampled were extensor indicis proprius, extensor digitorum communis, brachioradialis, triceps brachii, deltoid, flexor carpi radialis, pronator teres, flexor pollicis longus, and cervical paraspinals.
When you do a push-up, you're working your pectoralis major, triceps brachii, and anterior deltoids to push yourself up from the ground.
The strength at shoulder and elbow joint and electromyographic (EMG) signals from pectoralis major (PM), anterior, intermediate, and posterior deltoid (AD, MD, and PD), biceps brachii (BB), triceps brachii (TB), and brachioraialis (BR) were recorded during each task (Figure 3).
Manual muscle testing (MMT) at the initial examination revealed the following muscle strengths on the left side: deltoid, 0; biceps brachii, 0; triceps brachii, 2; wrist flexor muscles, 3; wrist extensor muscles, 3; lumbrical muscles of the hand, 4; and interosseous muscle, 4.
The recipient nerve of a CC7 nerve root could be a median nerve, radial nerve, musculocutaneous nerve, or triceps brachii nerve.
The electrodes were positioned on the pectoralis major, clavicular part (CP) and sternocostal part (SP), triceps brachii (TB), and clavicular (anterior) deltoid (CD) muscles.
The following day, the carcass sides were transferred to a cutting room where five representative muscles including: longissimus dorsi (LD), gluteus medius (GM), semimembranosus (SM), biceps femoris (BF), and triceps brachii (TB) muscles were taken from both sides (left and right) of each carcass.
The EMG signals of the clavicular and sternocostal pectoral, clavicular deltoid and triceps brachii long head.
Triceps brachii strength and regional body composition changes after detraining quantified by MRI.
Lur, "Quantitative mechanical properties of the relaxed biceps and triceps brachii muscles in patients with subacute stroke: A reliability study of the Myoton-3 myometer," Stroke Research and Treatment, Article ID 617694, 2012.