the part of the arm that extends from shoulder to elbow
Origin of brachiumL: see brace
- The part of the upper arm or forelimb extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
- An arm or a homologous anatomical structure, such as a flipper or wing.
- The part of a limb or process corresponding to an arm.
Origin of brachiumLatin bracchium, arm, from Greek brakh&imacron;&omacron;n, upper arm; see mregh-u- in Indo-European roots.