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biceps

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bi=ceps

CIDE DICTIONARY

bicepsn. [L., two-headed; bis twice + caput head. See Capital.].
     A muscle having two heads or origins; -- applied particularly to a flexor in the arm, and to another in the thigh.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

biceps, n. a muscle having two heads or attachments, esp. the one which bends the elbow.

Etymology
L, = two-headed, formed as BI- + - ceps f. caput head

THESAURUS

biceps

adductor, arm, buccinator, elbow, forearm, gemellus, gluteus maximus, infraspinatus, intercostal, latissimus dorsi, levator, masseter, mentalis, mylohyoid, nasalis, oblique, occipitalis, omohyoid, pectineus, pectoralis, peroneus, sphincter, tensor, trapezius, triceps, upper arm, wrist

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