Biceps Brachii Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the biceps brachii muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the biceps brachii flashcards below.

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Long Head Origin

Supraglenoid tubercle

Short Head Origin

Coracoid process of the scapula

Insertion (Bone)

Radial tuberosity

Insertion (Fascia)

Bicipital aponeurosis inserts into deep forearm fascia

Actions

  • Elbow flexion
  • Shoulder flexion/dynamic stability
  • Supination of forearm

Innervation

  • Musculocutaneous nerve (C5, C6)

Blood Supply

  • Brachial artery

Would you like to learn more about the biceps brachii muscle? Then check out the biceps brachii muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Biceps Brachii Muscle Anatomy

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