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, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

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

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