Long head

Long head

The head that has the more proximal origin. Nomina anatomica lists long heads (caput longum...) of the following: 1) biceps brachii muscle (... Musculi bicipitis brachii ); 2) biceps femoris muscle (... Musculi bicipitis femoris ); 3) triceps brachii muscle (... Musculi tricipitis brachii ).

Synonym: caput longum.

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