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bre·vis

(brev'is), This form of the adjective is used with masculine nouns (adductor brevis, plural adductores breves) and feminine nouns (arteria centralis brevis, plural arteriae centrales breves). With neuter nouns, the form breve is used (vinculum breve, plural vincula brevia). The final e of breve is not silent.
Brief, short.
[L. short]

brevis

Latin, brevis: short, brief. A short muscle or head—e.g., short head of biceps brachii.

bre·vis

(brev'is)
Brief, short.
[L. short]
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