[brey-kee-uh l, brak-ee-]Anatomy, Zoology
- belonging to the arm, foreleg, wing, pectoral fin, or other forelimb of a vertebrate.
- belonging to the upper part of such a member, from the shoulder to the elbow.
- armlike, as an appendage.
- a brachial part or structure.
Origin of brachial
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Examples from the Web for brachial
Then they erected in the bakehouse a brachial weighing-machine.Bouvard and Pcuchet
The arm is divided into three sections: the deltoid, brachial and carpal.Delsarte System of Oratory
A pressure made on the brachial vein and its branches by scirrhous glands in the axilla, is a common cause of this state.
There is some difference in the pressure in the femoral and the brachial and some use both arteries.
All measurements are taken from the brachial artery, with the individuals in the sitting posture.
- of or relating to the arm or to an armlike part or structure
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- Relating to the arm.
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- Relating to or involving the arm.
- Relating to the forelimb or wing of a vertebrate.
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