Definition of Brachioradialis
1. Noun. (anatomy) A muscle that flexes the forearm at the elbow. ¹
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Medical Definition of Brachioradialis
Origin, lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus; insertion, front of base of styloid process of radius; action, flexes elbow and assists slightly in supination; nerve supply, (common) radial.
Synonym: musculus brachioradialis, brachioradial muscle.
(05 Mar 2000)
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