brachial[brā′kē əl, brak′ē-]
brachial definition by Webster's New World
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- of or like an arm
- of an armlike part, as a wing or fin
Origin: Classical Latin brachialis ; from brachium: see brace
brachial definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Of, relating to, or resembling the arm or a similar or homologous part, such as the foreleg, wing, or other forelimb of a vertebrate: the brachial artery.
Origin: From Latin brācchiālis, from brācchium, arm; see brachium.
brachial - Medical Definition
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Relating to the arm.
brachial - Science Definition
- Relating to or involving the arm.
- Relating to the forelimb or wing of a vertebrate.