Definition of brachium in English:

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brachium

Pronunciation: /ˈbrākēəm/ Pronunciation: /ˈbrak-/

noun

The arm, specifically the upper arm from shoulder to elbow.
Example sentences
  • The two are connected via the middle cerebellar peduncle (brachium pontis).
  • On the lateral aspect of the brachium we first removed fascia to expose the muscles.
  • The major muscle mass of the brachium is the triceps brachii muscle.

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Syllabification: bra·chi·um

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