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Related to brachial: brachial plexus, brachial artery, Brachial plexus injury, brachial neuritis

brachial

 [bra´ke-al]
pertaining to the upper limb.
brachial plexus a nerve plexus partly in the neck and partly in the axilla, originating from the ventral branches of the last four cervical spinal nerves and most of the ventral branch of the first thoracic spinal nerves. It has a supraclavicular part and an infraclavicular part that give off many of the principal nerves of the shoulder and upper limb.
Brachial plexus.

brach·i·al

(brā'kē-ăl),
Relating to the arm.

brachial

/bra·chi·al/ (bra´ke-al) pertaining to the upper limb.

brachial

(brā′kē-əl, brăk′ē-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling the arm or a similar or homologous part, such as the foreleg, wing, or other forelimb of a vertebrate: the brachial artery.

brachial

[brā′kē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, brachion, arm
pertaining to the arm.

brachial

adjective Referring or belonging to an arm.

brach·i·al

(brā'kē-ăl)
Relating to the arm.

brachial

Pertaining to the arm.

brachial

of or relating to the arm or to an armlike structure.

brachial

of the arm

brachial

pertaining to the forelimb.

brachial avulsion
see brachial plexus avulsion.
brachial block
regional anesthesia applied to the brachial plexus for the purpose of anesthetizing the forelimb.
brachial paralysis
injury to the brachial plexus causes paralysis and atrophy in the front limbs. See also brachial plexus avulsion.
brachial plexus
a nerve plexus originating from the ventral branches of the last four cervical and the first thoracic spinal nerves. It gives off the principal nerves to the shoulder and forelimbs.
brachial plexus neuritis
occurs rarely in dogs. Characterized by an acute onset of pain and weakness in the forelimbs. There is hyporeflexia, neurogenic atrophy and loss of sensation.
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Brachial plexus injuries occur when the nerves of the brachial plexus -- the network of nerves that originate in the neck region and branch off to form the nerves that control movement and sensation in the upper limbs, including the shoulder, arm, forearm, and hand -- are damaged.
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We used the ankle brachial index (ABI), which is simple to understand and to apply by physicians and nurses," explained Professor Diehm.
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