brachial gland


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brach·i·al gland

one of the lymph nodes of the arm.

brachial gland

Medspeak
An obsolete term for a lymph node of the arm.
 
Veterinary medicine
A slightly raised, relatively hair-free swelling on the ventral side of the elbow of lorises (strepsirrhine primates of the subfamily Lorisinae), which appears to have a role in defence as it contains clear, strong-smelling apocrine fluid that the animal secretes when disturbed.

brachial gland

Any of the lymph nodes in the arm and forearm.
See also: gland