Definition of Arteria brachialis

1. Noun. The main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow.

Exact synonyms: Brachial Artery
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Group relationships: Arm

Medical Definition of Arteria brachialis

1. The artery that runs from the shoulder down to the elbow. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Brachialis

arteria alveolaris superior posterior
arteria anastomotica auricularis magna
arteria anastomotica magna
arteria angularis
arteria aorta
arteria appendicularis
arteria arcuata
arteria articularis azygos
arteria ascendens
arteria auditiva interna
arteria auricularis
arteria auricularis posterior
arteria auricularis profunda
arteria axillaris
arteria basilaris
arteria brachialis (current term)
arteria brachialis superficialis
arteria buccalis
arteria caecalis anterior
arteria caecalis posterior
arteria calcarina
arteria callosomarginalis
arteria canalis pterygoidei
arteria carotis
arteria carotis communis
arteria carotis externa

Literary usage of Arteria brachialis

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1. The Economy of Nature Explained and Illustrated on the Principles of Modern by George Gregory (1798)
"A little more than a finger's breadth below the bend of the arm, the arteria brachialis divides into two branches, called the cubk.ilis and radialis, ..."

2. Medicinisch-chirurgische Rundschau (1869)
"Die Ligatur der arteria brachialis in der Kontinuität wurde ausgeführt Imal. In keinem dieser Fälle wurde die Blutung gänzlich gestillt. ..."

3. Handbuch der kriegschirurgischen Technik by Friedrich von Esmarch (1885)
"Unterbindung der arteria brachialis in der Mitte des rechten Oberarmes (Fig. 376). 1. Hautschnitt, 4 cm lang, am inneren Rande des m. biceps (Fig. 361. 7). ..."

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