Origin of brachio-
Words nearby brachio-
WORDS THAT USE BRACHIO-
What does brachio- mean?
Brachio- comes from the Greek brachī́ōn, meaning “arm.” A medical term for the upper arm is brachium, from Latin and related to the Greek brachī́ōn.
What are variants of brachio-?
Examples of brachio-
A brachiosaurus was a huge sauropod dinosaur: it was over 80 feet (24 meters) long and about 40 feet (12 meters) tall, thanks to its massive neck. Its name comes from the New Latin Brachiosaurus, which dates back to 1903.
— The Jurassic Mag (@thejurassicmag) November 9, 2020
The brachio- part of brachiosaurus, using the equivalent form of brachio- in New Latin, means “arm.” The -saurus part of brachiosaurus is used to name extinct reptiles and dinosaurs, from the Greek saûros, meaning “lizard.” Brachiosaurus literally translates to “arm lizard.” The name is an allusion to the unusual length of the humerus (upper arm bone) relative to the femur (upper leg bone) in this creature.
What are some words that use the combining form brachio-?
- brachiopod (using the equivalent form of brachio- in New Latin)
What are some other forms that brachio- may be commonly confused with?
How to use brachio- in a sentence
Fecit potentiam in brachio suo: dispersit superbos mente cordis sui.The Proud Prince|Justin Huntly McCarthy
The brachio-thoracic triangle is much more marked on the right than on the left side.
Naso candentibus forcipibus abrepto, iisdemque brachio utroque ipsisque mammis crudelissime perustis.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
In Synanceia brachio there are in the dorsal fin thirteen barbs, each connected with two poison reservoirs.
Seculari brachio potest eos compescere, nec tenetur rationibus certare ad vincendos protervientes.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)|J. H. Merle D'Aubign