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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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As a conclusion, brachial plexus neuritis secondary to HZ should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute paresis developing in the upper extremity.
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