Medical Definition of Bicipital fascia

1. Aponeurosis bicipitalis, radiating fibres from the tendon of insertion of the biceps which form a triangular band passing obliquely across the hollow of the elbow to the ulnar side and becoming merged into the deep fascia of the forearm. Formerly called "grace Dieu" fascia, it serves to protect the brachial artery and median nerve during phlebotomy of median cubital vein. Synonym: aponeurosis musculi bicipitis brachii, bicipital fascia, lacertus fibrosus, semilunar fascia. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicipital Fascia

bichromated
bichromates
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bichrome
bichromophoric
biciliate
bicinchoninic
bicinchoninic acid
bicipital
bicipital aponeurosis
bicipital bursitis
bicipital fascia (current term)
bicipital groove
bicipital rib
bicipital ridges
bicipital tendinitis
bicipital tuberosity
bicipitoradial bursa
bicipitous
bicircular
biciromab
bicistron
bicistronic
bick-iron
bicker
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