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arm

(arm), [TA]
1. The segment of the upper limb between the shoulder and the elbow. Synonym(s): brachio-, brachium (1)
2. An anatomic extension resembling an arm.
3. A specifically shaped and positioned extension of a removable partial denture framework.
4. One set of cases or participants in an epidemiologic study, especially a randomized controlled trial, in which comparisons or contrasts are being made between sets.
5. Colloquially, the entire upper limb.
[L. armus, forequarter of an animal; G. harmos, a shoulder joint]
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brachio-

Latin brachium, arm Relating to the arm
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arm

(ahrm) [TA]
1. The segment of the upper limb between the shoulder and the elbow; colloquially, the whole upper limb.
Synonym(s): brachium (1) [TA] , brachio- (1) .
2. An anatomic extension resembling an arm.
3. A specifically shaped and positioned extension of a removable partial denture framework. See this page.
[L. armus, forequarter of an animal; G. harmos, a shoulder joint]

ra·di·al

(rā'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to the radius (bone of the forearm), to any structures named from it, or to the radial or lateral aspect of the upper limb as compared with the ulnar or medial aspect.
2. Relating to any radius.
3. Radiating; diverging in all directions from any given center.
Synonym(s): brachio- (2) .
[L. radialis, fr. radius, ray, lateral bone of the forearm]
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brachi-

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brachio-

prefix denoting an arm.
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