It is attached anteriorly to the tendon of the biceps brachii (flexor brachii).
The triceps brachii is the chief antagonist of the biceps brachii.
This synovial bursa forms a smooth groove through which the biceps brachii glides in the anterior scapulohumeral region.
Thus it is seen, the biceps brachii is a weight bearing structure, as well as one that has to do with swinging the leg.
1630s (adj.), from Latin biceps "having two parts," literally "two-headed," from bis "double" (see bis-) + -ceps comb. form of caput "head" (see capitulum). As a noun meaning "biceps muscle," from 1640s, so called for its structure. Despite the -s, it is singular, and classicists insist there is no such word as bicep.
biceps bi·ceps (bī'sěps')
n. pl. biceps or bi·ceps·es (-sěp'sĭz)
A muscle with two heads or points of origin.
The large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the forearm.
The large muscle at the back of the thigh that flexes the knee joint.