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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

brach·i·al

(brā'kē-ăl),
Relating to the arm.
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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.
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brachial

adjective Referring or belonging to an arm.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

brach·i·al

(brā'kē-ăl)
Relating to the arm.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

brachial

Pertaining to the arm.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

brachial

of or relating to the arm or to an armlike structure.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Brachial plexopathy-associated MIBS has been previously presented as radiation plexopathy13 and postoperatively developed plexopathy.14 To our knowledge, MIBS has not yet been reported as an acute manifestation of brachial plexopathy due to recurrent microtrauma.
Application of the Doppler ultrasound bloodflow detector in supraclavicular brachial plexus block.
To compare the vascular parameters of the left brachial artery between the study and control group.
Clinical presentation of brachial plexus tumors is variable according to its location, extension, neural elements involved and pathology (7).
Diagnostic brachial plexus block was performed in the hospital due to functional decline and acute worsening of pain.
The majority of the glenohumeral joint is innervated by the suprascapular nerve (C5-C6; originates from upper trunk of brachial plexus) and the axillary nerve (C5-C6; originates from posterior cord of brachial plexus).
Two patients underwent reconstruction for elbow flexion following traumatic brachial plexus injuries between 2008 and 2011.
Next, we evaluated arterial function by ultrasonic examination of carotid and brachial artery and tonometric measurement of carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (cfPWV).