The arm (brachium) is separated into anterior and posterior compartments by a septum called the intermuscular septum. The anterior compartment contains 3 muscles and the posterior compartment contains 1 muscle (with three heads).

Muscles of the Anterior Compartment of the Arm

  • biceps brachii
  • coracobrachialis
  • brachialis
biceps brachii coracobrachialis & brachialis
Bones of Arm & Forearm Muscles of Posterior Arm

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