Biceps Brachii

Biceps brachii Commonly known as the biceps is a two-headed muscle that lies on the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow. It is a large muscle. The biceps brachii muscle is one of the chief and prominent muscles of the arm.


Biceps brachii has two head. Short head originates from the tip of coracoid process of scapula; Long head originates from supraglenoid tubercle of scapula.


It is Inserted at Tuberosity of radius and fascia of forearm via bicipital aponeurosis.


Supinates forearm and, when it is supine, flexes the forearm

Nerve Supply: 

Biceps brachii supplied by Musculocutaneous nerve (C5 and C6 ).

Arterial Supply:

Muscular branches of the brachial artery.

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