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bra·chi·al

 (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.

[From Latin brācchiālis, from brācchium, arm; see brachium.]
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brachial

(ˈbreɪkɪəl; ˈbræk-)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the arm or to an armlike part or structure
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bra•chi•al

(ˈbreɪ ki əl, ˈbræk i-)
adj.
1. belonging or pertaining to the arm, foreleg, wing, or pectoral fin of a vertebrate.
2. armlike, as an appendage.
[1570–80; < Latin brāchiālis. See brachium, -al1]
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bra·chi·al

(brā′kē-əl)
Relating to or resembling the arm or a similar part.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brachial - of or relating to an arm; "brachial artery"
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Translations

brach·i·al

a. braquial, rel. al brazo;
___ arteryarteria braquial;
___ plexusplexo ___;
___ veinsvenas ___ -es o del brazo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

brachial

adj braquial
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References in periodicals archive ?
Upper limb surgeries are mostly performed under peripheral blocks such as the brachial block. Peripheral nerve blocks not only provide intraoperative anaesthesia, but also extend analgesia in the post-operative period without any systemic side-effects.
* where brachial block was attempted but not successful, which may be owing to obesity, edema, disorientation, or any other reason; and
This potential advantage should be confirmed by a clinical trial comparing local anaesthetic plasma level and systemic toxicity in uraemic patients undergoing radiocephalic fistula construction under selective nerve blocks versus brachial block (5,6).
A significant difference exists between various local anaesthetics like Lignocaine, Mepivacaine, Bupivacaine in terms of onset times, total duration and safety profile when used in Brachial Block. Ropivacaine and Levobupivacaine are newer long acting amide local anaesthetics found to be equally efficacious to Bupivacaine, but with a better safety profile owing to their varying CC/CNS ratios.
The study was carried out to compare hemodynamic, sedative, sensory and motor effects of Ropivacaine alone and Ropivacaine along with Dexmedetomidine in Supraclavicular Brachial Block in upper limb surgery.
[13] observed no significant changes in vital parameter when studied 0.5% ropivacaine and 0.5% bupivacaine for axillary brachial block.