brachial

[brey-kee-uhl, brak-ee-] Anatomy, Zoology.
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:
1570–80; < Latin brāchiālis of, belonging to the arm. See brachi-, -al1

interbrachial, adjective
postbrachial, adjective
prebrachial, adjective
pseudobrachial, adjective
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brachial (ˈbreɪkɪəl, ˈbræk-)
 
adj
of or relating to the arm or to an armlike part or structure

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

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

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


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The radial nerve is the terminal branch of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.
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