Biceps brachii muscle

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The biceps brachii muscle (also known simply as biceps) is a two-headed muscle in the anterior compartment of the arm that flexes at the elbow and supinates the forearm.


Variant anatomy

Anatomy: Upper limb
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Article information

rID: 23204
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bicep muscle
  • Biceps brachii muscles

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: anterior arm anatomy
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  • Figure 2: cubital fossa (diagram)
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