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A typical pair of opposed muscles are the biceps and triceps of the upper arm.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
In this case the biceps must exert two units of strength more than the triceps, that is, seven units.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
"Set" the muscles of the arm by contracting the biceps and triceps with the utmost possible strength.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
The triceps brachii is the chief antagonist of the biceps brachii.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
And you find that the triceps has three origins high above its one attachment as a tendon, to give it a good strong pull.
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY FOR NURSESMARY F. PORTER
The function of the triceps as a whole is to flex the shoulder joint and extend the forearm.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
But in some cases the triceps group is involved; however, this occurs in unusual and chronic affections.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
He is triceps "three-headed," triplex or tergeminus "threefold," triformis "of three bodies," or simply Tricerberus.
CERBERUS, THE DOG OF HADESMAURICE BLOOMFIELD
However, there are three muscles of the upper arm which may here be named: the triceps, the brachialis anticus, and the biceps.
MEMORIES OF A MUSICAL LIFEWILLIAM MASON
In this way the triceps is put upon the stretch and forms a natural posterior splint.
MANUAL OF SURGERY VOLUME SECOND: EXTREMITIES--HEAD--NECK. SIXTH EDITION.ALEXANDER MILES

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