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medial head of triceps brachii (muscle)


Definition: the shortest head of the triceps brachii, lying between and deep to the lateral and long heads; it arises from the posterior and medial surfaces of the humerus and the medial intermuscular septum.

Synonym(s): caput profundum musculi tricipitis brachii, deep head of triceps brachii

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