Osmosis: Posterior compartment of the arm. (2020, October 25). Retrieved from (https://www.osmosis.org/learn/Posterior_compartment_of_the_arm).
Summary of Posterior compartment of the arm
The anconeus muscle is a small muscle on the posterior aspect of the elbow joint.
The triceps brachii muscle (Latin for "three-headed muscle of the arm") is the large muscle on the back of the upper limb of many vertebrates. It is the muscle principally responsible for extension of the elbow joint (straightening of the arm).
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