How many heads of origin do you think the triceps Brachii has?

How many heads does the triceps Brachii have and what are the names?

The originating part of the triceps brachii consists of three heads: the long, lateral and medial. Fibers of the long head of the triceps brachii originate from the infraglenoid tubercle. Fibers of the lateral head originate from the humerus above the groove of the radial nerve.

What are the 3 heads of the triceps?

Triceps brachii (TB) is the largest arm muscle responsible for elbow extension and horizontal arm abduction and also participates as an antagonist muscle during elbow flexion (Hussain et al., 2018). This muscle comprises three heads, namely, the long, lateral and medial heads.

What is Triceps brachii?

Introduction. The triceps brachii is a large, thick muscle on the dorsal part of the upper arm. It often appears as the shape of a horseshoe on the posterior aspect of the arm. The main function of the triceps is the extension of the elbow joint.

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