triceps

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See also: tríceps

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīceps(triple-headed), from trēs(three) + caput(head).

Noun[edit]

triceps ‎(plural triceps or tricepses)

  1. (anatomy) Any muscle having three heads.
  2. (anatomy) Specifically, the triceps brachii.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trēs(three) +‎ -ceps(headed).

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Adjective[edit]

triceps m, f, n ‎(genitive tricipitis); third declension

  1. triple-headed, having three heads
  2. divided into three parts

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative triceps tricipitēs tricipitia
genitive tricipitis tricipitium
dative tricipitī tricipitibus
accusative tricipitem triceps tricipitēs tricipitia
ablative tricipitī tricipitibus
vocative triceps tricipitēs tricipitia

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