brachial

adjective
bra·​chi·​al | \ˈbrā-kē-əl \

Definition of brachial 

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

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1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brachial was in 1578

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brachial

adjective
bra·​chi·​al | \ˈbrā-kē-əl \

Medical Definition of brachial 

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

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