Definition of bicipital in English:



  • 1Two-headed.

    ‘The Eagle never stopped unfurling its yellow insignia with the bicipital eagle, which according to tradition was given by Carlo V in person on one of his visits to Siena.’
    • ‘A bicipital axe was a cultic physical object of the Minoan civilisation.’
    • ‘He orders to raise in all the castles the bicipital eagle as his emblem.’
    • ‘The symbol of the Byzantine Empire (Bicipital Eagle) is also impressive. It is signifiable in the floor of the church.’
    • ‘By contrast, one has just to think of the bicipital eagle, everywhere to be seen spreading its wings as the symbol of the age-long stability of imperial rule.’
  • 2Relating to biceps.

    ‘Often, the thrower will complain of bicipital pain, occasionally referred to as ‘groove pain.’’
    • ‘The lower slip, after crossing the cords of the brachial plexus and axillary artery, passed deep to coracobrachialis and terminated by fusing with the tendons of latissimus dorsi and teres major in the bicipital groove.’
    • ‘A sesamoid bone may develop in the bicipital tendon over the radial tuberosity.’
    • ‘Diagnosis is usually made by eliciting pain with palpation of the tendon along the bicipital groove to its origin.’
    • ‘It is also known as the bicipital groove because it carries the tendon for the long head of the biceps brachii muscle.’



/bīˈsipədl/ /baɪˈsɪpədl/