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biceps

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noun bi·ceps \ˈbī-ˌseps\

Simple Definition of biceps

  • : a large muscle at the front of the upper arm

Full Definition of biceps

plural biceps also bi·ceps·es

  1. :  a muscle having two heads: as a :  the large flexor muscle of the front of the upper arm b :  the large flexor muscle of the back of the upper leg

Origin of biceps

New Latin bicipit-, biceps, from Latin, two-headed, from bi- + capit-, caput head — more at head


First Known Use: 1634

Rhymes with biceps


BICEPS Defined for Kids

biceps

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noun bi·ceps \ˈbī-ˌseps\

Definition of biceps

plural biceps also bi·ceps·es

  1. :  a large muscle of the front of the upper arm




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biceps

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noun bi·ceps \ˈbī-ˌseps\

Medical Definition of biceps

plural biceps also bi·ceps·es

  1. :  a muscle having two heads: asa:  the large flexor muscle of the front of the upper armb:  the large flexor muscle of the back of the upper leg




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