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Biceps Brachii

Origin

Biceps BrachiiBiceps BrachiiThe biceps brachii has a long and a short head. In the shoulder joint the long head of the biceps is attached to the scapula at the top of the glenoid cavity, and the short head is attached to the coracoid of the scapula.

Insertion

The biceps brachii has a long and a short head. In the shoulder joint the long head of the biceps is attached to the scapula at the top of the glenoid cavity, and the short head is attached to the coracoid of the scapula.  

Function

To lift and curl the arm and pronate (twist downward) the wrist.