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biceps

Definitions of biceps
  1. noun
    any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
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    types:
    femoral biceps, musculus biceps femoris
    the biceps muscle of the thigh; it flexes the knee and rotates the leg laterally
    biceps brachii, biceps humeri, musculus biceps brachii
    a muscle that flexes and supinates the forearm
    type of:
    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
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