Words nearby brachi-
WORDS THAT USE BRACHI-
What does brachi- mean?
Brachi- comes from the Greek brachī́ōn, meaning “arm.” A medical term for the upper arm is brachium, from Latin and related to the Greek brachī́ōn.
Brachi- is a variant of brachio-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of brachi-
One example of a medical term that features the combining form brachi- is brachialgia, “pain in the nerves of the upper arm.”
The first part of the word, brachi-, means “arm,” specifically the “upper arm.” What about the -algia part of the word? This combining form –algia means “pain.” Brachialgia literally translates to “arm pain.”
What are some words that use the combining form brachi-?
The following words were formed in New Latin using the equivalent form of brachi- in the language.
What are some other forms that brachi- may be commonly confused with?