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brachium

1. Anatomy the arm, esp the upper part
2. a corresponding part, such as a wing, in an animal
3. Biology a branching or armlike part

brachium

[′brā·kē·əm]
(anatomy)
The upper arm or forelimb, from the shoulder to the elbow.
(invertebrate zoology)
A ray of a crinoid.
A tentacle of a cephalopod.
Either of the paired appendages constituting the lophophore of a brachiopod.
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Freitas (26-0, 26 KOs), of Brachia, Brazil, will be making the fifth defense of the WBO 130-pound title he won on a first-round knockout over Anatoly Alexandrov on Aug.
Thermographic images to assess blood flow to the brachia were obtained with a portable, handheld infrared camera (eMERGE Vision Diagnostic Thermal Imaging System 500 [eVs DTIS 500], Sebastian, FL, USA) while the flamingo was restrained manually (Fig 2).
Pervenit ad vatem iuvenis resolutaque somno alligat aequorei brachia capta senis.