Definition of brachium in US English:



  • The arm, specifically the upper arm from shoulder to elbow.

    • ‘Identify two muscles located cranially in the brachium (biceps brachii m., and brachialis m.).’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In the sensitization phase, usually 200.gamma. of BCG-CWS is intracutaneously inoculated once a week, totally four times, at the right and left lateral brachiums alternately.’