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Triceps (Medial Head)

Origin

MuscleThe medial head of the triceps originates on the lower portion of the back of the humerus over a wide space extending nearly two-thirds of the length of the bone

Insertion

All three heads come together into a common tendon which inserts on the olecranon process of the ulna.  

Function

Elbow joint extension.