SYN: arm (1). [L. brachium]

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  • brachio — v. brahio . Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • brachio- — before a vowel, brachi , element meaning arm, from Gk. brakhion arm, perhaps originally upper arm, lit. shorter, and from brakhys short, in contrast to the longer forearm (see BRIEF (Cf. brief) (adj.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • brachio — brachio·ce·phal·ic; …   English syllables

  • brachio- — [brā′kē ō, brak′ēō; brā′kəə, brak′ēə] [< L brachium: see BRACE1] combining form arm, arms [brachiopod]: also prefix combining form brachi …   English World dictionary

  • Brachio, S. — S. Brachio, (9. Febr. al. 15. Sept.), starb im Jahre 576 und wird zu Menat in der Auvergne verehrt …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • brachio- — combining form see brachi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brachio- — a combining form meaning arm, upper arm, used in the formation of compound words: brachiopod. Also, esp. before a vowel, brachi . [comb. form repr. L brachium and Gk brachíon] * * * …   Universalium

  • brachio- — primo elemento di parole composte che significa «braccio» o indica relazione col braccio: brachioradiale …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • brachio- — brachi …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • brachio- — aff. a combining form meaning “arm,”“upper arm”: brachiopod[/ex] • Etymology: comb. form repr. L brāchium and Gk brachiōn …   From formal English to slang

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