Brachium meaning

brākē-əm, brăkē-
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The part of the upper arm or forelimb extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
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An arm or a homologous anatomical structure, such as a flipper or wing.
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The part of a limb or process corresponding to an arm.
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The part of the arm that extends from shoulder to elbow.
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The arm, especially between the shoulder and the elbow.
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An armlike structure.
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(anatomy) The upper arm.
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Origin of brachium

  • Latin brācchium arm from Greek brakhīōn upper arm mregh-u- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Latin bracchium ("arm").

    From Wiktionary