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Biceps Brachii (Short Head)

Biceps Brachii

Description

Origin :

 

    • Short head: Tip of coracoid process of scapula.

 

 

Insertion :

 

    • Tuberosity of radius and fascia of forearm via bicipital aponeurosis.

 

 

Innervation :

 

    • Musculocutaneous nerve (C5 and C6 ).

 

 

Arterial Supply :

 

    • Muscular branches of brachial artery.

 

 

Depth :

 

    • Superficial

 

Action

Action :

 

    • Supinates forearm.

 

    • When supine (facing up), it flexes forearm.

 

Target Muscles Target MusclesSupinates forearm. When supine (facing up), it flexes forearm.