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Biceps and triceps


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This simplified presentation of the anatomy of an arm illustrates the action of antagonistic muscle pair. ‘Click’ on a muscle to activate  it.

Rollover the image to see the names of  the different parts of the arm.

Click on a muscle to stimulate it.

Learning goals

  • To understand the action of antagonistic muscle pair.


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The upper limb in anatomy is composed of the arm, which goes from the shoulder to the elbow, and the forearm, which goes from the elbow to the wrist. The arm’s bone is called humerus, and the…

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