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1. triceps

noun. ['ˈtraɪˌsɛps'] any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii).

Synonyms

  • triceps brachii
  • musculus triceps brachii
  • skeletal muscle

Antonyms

  • flexor

Etymology

  • triceps (Latin)

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Rhymes with Triceps

  • biceps

How do you pronounce triceps?

Pronounce triceps as ˈtraɪˌsɛps.

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Sentences with triceps


1. Noun, plural
In addition, dumbbells force each side of your pecs, shoulders and triceps to do equal work.

2. Adjective
In this position you can do dumbbell presses, chest flyes, biceps curls and triceps extensions.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The dumbbell triceps extension and dumbbell curls are effective exercises for working the upper arms.

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