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TRICEPS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does triceps mean? 

TRICEPS (noun)
  The noun TRICEPS has 1 sense:

1. any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)

  Familiarity information: TRICEPS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRICEPS (noun)


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Meaning:

Any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("triceps" is a kind of...):

skeletal muscle; striated muscle (a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "triceps"):

musculus triceps brachii; triceps brachii (the skeletal muscle having three origins that extends the forearm when it contracts)


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