subbrachial

adjective
sub·​brach·​i·​al | \ ¦səb¦brakēəl \
variants: or less commonly subbrachian \ -​ēən \

Definition of subbrachial

: located beneath or nearly beneath a pectoral fin ventral fins subbrachial

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History and Etymology for subbrachial

subbrachial from New Latin subbrachialis, from Latin sub- + brachialis brachial; subbrachian from New Latin Subbrachiales + English -an

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“Subbrachial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subbrachial. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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