brachy-

combining form

Definition of brachy-

  1. :  short brachycephalic

Origin and Etymology of brachy-

Greek, from brachys — more at brief


Medical Dictionary

brachy-

combining form

Medical Definition of brachy-

  1. :  short brachycephalic brachydactylous


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