Triceps Brachii Muscle

The triceps brachii muscle (Latin for "three-headed arm muscle") is the large muscle on the back of the upper limb of many vertebrates. It is the muscle principally responsible for extension of the elbow joint (straightening of the arm).

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... Superficial muscles The scapular and circumflex arteries The axillary artery and its branches The brachial artery The right brachial plexus (infraclavicular portion ...