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Related to brachy-: caudad

brachy-

pref.
Short: brachydactylic.

[Greek brakhu-, from brakhus, short; see mregh-u- in Indo-European roots.]
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brachy-

combining form
indicating something short: brachycephalic.
[from Greek brakhus short]
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brachy-

a combining form meaning “short”: brachypterous.
[< Greek, comb. form of brachýs]
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