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Definition: 'Long Head'

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long head

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. the head that has the more proximal origin. Terminologia Anatomica lists long heads (caput longum ...) of the following: 1) biceps brachii [TA] (... musculi bicipitis brachii [TA]); 2) biceps femoris [TA] (... musculi bicipitis femoris [TA]); and 3) triceps brachii [TA] (... musculi tricipitis brachii [TA]).

Synonyms: caput longum




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