Biceps Brachii – Short Head

Biceps Brachii – Short Head The structure indicated is the short head of the biceps brachii muscle. The biceps muscle is one of three muscles in the anterior compartment of the arm: Biceps brachii Brachialis Coracobrachialis The muscles of the anterior compartment are innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve and generally serve to flex the forearm at the elbow joint. The biceps brachii muscle is comprised of two muscular heads: Short head Long head The short head of the biceps brachii attaches to the coracoid process of the scapula. There are three muscles which attach to the coracoid process: Short head …

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