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bipennate

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adjective bi·pen·nate \(ˈ)bī-ˈpen-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of bipennate

  1. :  having the fibers arranged obliquely and inserting on both sides into a central tendon The biceps brachii is a bipennate muscle with two heads of origin.—Clifford G. Rios et al., Biomechanics, June 2003


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