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brachial

[brey-kee-uh l, brak-ee-] /ˈbreɪ ki əl, ˈbræk i-/
adjective
1.
belonging to the arm, foreleg, wing, pectoral fin, or other forelimb of a vertebrate.
2.
belonging to the upper part of such a member, from the shoulder to the elbow.
3.
armlike, as an appendage.
noun
4.
a brachial part or structure.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin brāchiālis of, belonging to the arm. See brachi-, -al1
Related forms
interbrachial, adjective
postbrachial, adjective
prebrachial, adjective
pseudobrachial, adjective
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Examples from the web for brachial
  • The radial nerve is the terminal branch of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.
British Dictionary definitions for brachial

brachial

/ˈbreɪkɪəl; ˈbræk-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the arm or to an armlike part or structure
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brachial in Medicine

brachial bra·chi·al (brā'kē-əl)
adj.
Relating to the arm.

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brachial in Science
brachial
  (brā'kē-əl)   
  1. Relating to or involving the arm.

  2. Relating to the forelimb or wing of a vertebrate.


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