bicipital

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bicipital having two heads or points of origin as a biceps
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bicipital (Bot) Dividing into two parts at one extremity; having two heads or two supports; as, a bicipital tree.
    • Bicipital (Anat) Having two heads or origins, as a muscle.
    • Bicipital (Anat) Pertaining to a biceps muscle; as, bicipital furrows, the depressions on either side of the biceps of the arm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bicipital Having two heads; two-headed.
    • bicipital In anatomy: Having two heads or origins, as a muscle. See biceps, Pertaining to the biceps muscles.
    • bicipital In botany, dividing into two parts at the top or bottom. Also bicipitous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Bicipital bī-sip′it-al (anat.) having two heads or origins
    • Bicipital Earlier form Bicip′itous
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. biceps, bicipitis,: cf. F. bicipital,. See Biceps

Usage

In literature:

In some instances lameness is mixed as in joint ailments, involvement of the bicipital bursa (bursa intertubercularis), etc.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
The inter-tubercular (bicipital) groove looks forward, and lies in a line drawn vertically through the biceps muscle.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Between the two tuberosities is the bicipital groove.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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