Definition of Bicipital

1. Adjective. Having two heads or points of origin as a biceps.

Partainyms: Biceps
Derivative terms: Biceps



Definition of Bicipital

1. a. Having two heads or origins, as a muscle.

Definition of Bicipital

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to a biceps. ¹

2. Adjective. (muscle of a muscle) Having two heads or points of origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bicipital

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bicipital

1. 1. Having two heads or origins, as a muscle. Pertaining to a biceps muscle; as, bicipital furrows, the depressions on either side of the biceps of the arm. 2. Dividing into two parts at one extremity; having two heads or two supports; as, a bicipital tree. Origin: L. Biceps, bicipitis: cf. F. Bicipital. See Biceps. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicipital

bichord
bichords
bichromate
bichromated
bichromates
bichromatic
bichromatize
bichromatized
bichromatizes
bichromatizing
bichrome
bichromophoric
biciliate
bicinchoninic
bicinchoninic acid
bicipital (current term)
bicipital aponeurosis
bicipital bursitis
bicipital fascia
bicipital groove
bicipital rib
bicipital ridges
bicipital tendinitis
bicipital tuberosity
bicipitoradial bursa
bicipitous
bicircular
biciromab
bicistron
bicistronic

Literary usage of Bicipital

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1. Reference handbook of the diseases of children for students and physicians by Ferdinand Fr├╝hwald, Thompson Seiser Westcott (1906)
"Compression with the tip of the finger over the nerves in the bicipital groove is followed after a few seconds by a tetanic convulsion in the FlG. 162. ..."

2. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1921)
"The anterior border of the greater tuberosity forms the external border of the bicipital groove, the external, or anterior, bicipital ridge; ..."

3. Atlas and textbook of topographic and applied anatomy by Oskar Max Sigismund Schultze, George David Stewart (1905)
"pierces the deep fascia in the external bicipital groove to the inner side of the ... Removing the deep fascia and leaving the bicipital fascia behind, ..."

4. Text-book of operative surgery by Theodor Kocher (1903)
"An incision is therefore only made along the internal bicipital furrow witli the object of exposing the vessels and nerves or excising limited growths, ..."

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