Long head - Caput longum

Description

Long head of triceps brachii:

Origin: Distolateral two-thirds of the caudal edge of the scapula, infraglenoid tubercle

Insertion: Olecranon of the ulna.

Action: Extension of the elbow joint, and especially for the long head, also flexion of shoulder joint

Nerve: Radialis.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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