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brachio-

or before a vowel

brachi-

combining form
1. (Zoology) indicating a brachium: brachiopod.
2. (Anatomy) indicating a brachium: brachiopod.
3. (Biology) indicating a brachium: brachiopod.
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brachio-

a combining form meaning “arm,” “upper arm”: brachiopod.
[comb. form representing Latin brāchium and Greek brachiōn]
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They have introduced a denomination using two roots ("brachio-" and "radial/ulnar/ interosseous/median") for the variant arteries with the more proximal origin (often termed as "high origin").