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bipennate

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

medical Definition of bipennate

: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.BiomechanicsJune 2003

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