The brachialis (brachialis anticus) is a muscle in the upper arm that flexes the elbow joint. It lies just deep of the biceps brachii, and is a synergist that assists the biceps brachii in flexing at the elbow. It makes up part of the floor of the region known as the cubital fossa. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachialis_muscle ]

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definition
  • The brachialis (brachialis anticus) is a muscle in the upper arm that flexes the elbow joint. It lies just deep of the biceps brachii, and is a synergist that assists the biceps brachii in flexing at the elbow. It makes up part of the floor of the region known as the cubital fossa. [WP,unvetted].
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  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/Brachialis.png
external definition
  • A muscle of the stylopodium, covering the distal half of the humerus and the anterior part of the elbow joint. It functions to flex the zeugopodium. [TFD][VHOG]
has exact synonym
  • Casserio's muscle
has related synonym
  • brachialis anticus muscle
  • musculus brachialis
  • brachialis
id
  • UBERON:0001506