biceps


bi·ceps

noun \ˈbī-ˌseps\

: a large muscle at the front of the upper arm

plural biceps also bi·ceps·es

Full Definition of BICEPS

:  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

bi·ceps

noun \ˈbī-ˌseps\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural biceps also bi·ceps·es

Medical Definition of BICEPS

: 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

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