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brachial

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adjective bra·chi·al \ˈbrā-kē-əl\

Definition of brachial

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated in the arm or an armlike process <the brachial artery of the upper arm>



1578

First Known Use of brachial

1578

Rhymes with brachial


Medical Dictionary

brachial

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adjective bra·chi·al \ˈbrā-kē-əl\

Medical Definition of brachial

  1. :  of or relating to the arm or a process like an arm




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