Definitions for brachiumˈbreɪ ki əm, ˈbræk i-; ˈbreɪ ki ə, ˈbræk i ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bra•chi•umˈbreɪ ki əm, ˈbræk i-; ˈbreɪ ki ə, ˈbræk i ə(n.)(pl.)bra•chi•a

  1. the part of the arm from the shoulder to the elbow.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. the corresponding part of any limb.

    Category: Zoology

  3. an armlike part.

Origin of brachium:

1725–35; < NL; L brāc(c)hium arm < Gk brachíōn arm, humerus, comp. of brachýs short

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brachium(noun)

    (biology) a branching or armlike part of an animal

Wiktionary

  1. brachium(Noun)

    The upper arm.

  2. Origin: From bracchium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brachium(noun)

    the upper arm; the segment of the fore limb between the shoulder and the elbow

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