Pronunciation: (brā'kē-um, brak'ē-), [key]
—pl. bra•chi•aPronunciation: (brā'kē-u, brak'ē-u). [key]
1. Anat.the part of the arm from the shoulder to the elbow.
2. the corresponding part of any limb, as in the wing of a bird.
3. an armlike part or process.
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