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Biceps Brachii: a muscle that flexes and supinates the forearm
Source: WordNet 2.1
Biceps Brachii: The biceps brachii is a muscle of the upper arm and shoulder joint. The biceps brachii originates on the scapula and inserts on the radius. The biceps brachii has a variety of actions, including flexion of the elbow, supination (rotation) of the forearm, and flexion of the shoulder. The biceps brachii can be strengthened and enlarged by performing biceps curls with weights.
There are two heads of the biceps brachii, the long head and the short head, which have different origins. Conditions that can afflict the biceps brachii include biceps tendonitis, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.
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