brachialis

bra·chi·alis .brā-kē-'al-əs, -'āl-, -'äl- n a flexor that lies in front of the lower part of the humerus whence it arises and is inserted into the ulna

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n.
a muscle that is situated at the front of the upper arm and contracts to flex the forearm. It works against the triceps brachii.

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  • Brachiālis — (lat.), 1) was am Arm ist, daher Brachiale, Armband, u. die anatomischen Bezeichnungen Brachialarterie, Brachialligamente etc.; 2) (Bot.), armslang, 1 Elle lang. Dagegen Brachiātus, armig, kreuzästig, wenn ein Stamm od. Hauptast kreuzständige (s …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Brachialis — Musculus brachialis Ursprung Vorderfläche des Humerusschafts Ansatz Vorderfläche der Elle (Tuberositas ulnae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • brachialis — noun A muscle in the upper arm that flexes the elbow joint. Syn: brachialis anticus …   Wiktionary

  • brachialis — brach·i·al·is …   English syllables

  • brachialis — n. a muscle that is situated at the front of the upper arm and contracts to flex the forearm . It works against the triceps brachii …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • brachialis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • brachialis anticus — brachialis an·ti·cus an tī kəs n BRACHIALIS …   Medical dictionary

  • Brachialis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Brachialis Latin = musculus brachialis GraySubject = 124 GrayPage = 444 Caption = Deep muscles of the chest and front of the arm, with the boundaries of the axilla. (Brachialis visible at bottom right.) Caption2 = Cross… …   Wikipedia

  • brachialis anticus — noun see brachialis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plexus brachialis — Der Plexus brachialis (lat. „Armgeflecht“) ist ein Geflecht aus den ventralen Ästen der Spinalnerven der letzten vier Hals und des ersten Brustsegments (C5–Th1). Beim Menschen sind auch kleinere Bündel des vierten Halswirbelsegmentes (C4) und des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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