brachial artery n.
An artery that is a continuation of the axillary artery, with branches to the deep brachial, superior and inferior ulnar collateral, muscular, and nutrient arteries, and with bifurcations at the elbow into the radial and the ulnar arteries.
An artery that is an occasional variation of the brachial artery and in which the brachial artery lies superficial to the median nerve in the arm; superficial brachial artery.
An artery with origin in the brachial artery, with distribution to the shoulder and to the muscles and integument of the arm, and with anastomoses to the radial recurrent, recurrent interosseous, ulnar collateral, and posterior circumflex humeral arteries; deep brachial artery.
Hence the clinical measuring of the pressure in the brachial artery alone is not sufficient for a diagnosis of arteriosclerosis.
Hg lower than the systolic pressure, and consequently these figures represent the pulse pressure in the brachial artery of man.
All measurements are taken from the brachial artery, with the individuals in the sitting posture.
It is measured by noting the first sound audible over the brachial artery using the auscultatory method.
In the second case an aberrant artery was given off from the radial side of the brachial artery, again almost at its origin.
The irregular tones heard over the brachial artery in cases of irregular heart action have been called "tonal arrhythmias."
In man the measurement is most conveniently made from the brachial artery.
Finally, the brachial artery, followed in its divisions and subdivisions to the palm of the hand, was seen to be injected.
The assistant slipped his thumbs over the brachial artery in such manner as to close it.
A small traumatic aneurism was found on the brachial artery, and the vessel was ligatured above it.