brachia


brachia
n. pl. [L. brachium, arm]
1. Processes like arms.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
a. Paired, unfused processes resembling arms surrounding the aedeagus; clasper; paramere. b. A tracheal or blood gill.
3. (BRACHIOPODA)

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Brachia — Brach i*a, n. pl. See {Brachium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BRACHIA (ad) — ad BRACHIA ad Brachia, clamor olim Gallorum militaris, de quo sic Guil. Nangiacensis in Gestis S. Ludovici Regis Franc. p. 381. Et quia tantis armorum utensilibus armari non consueverant, idcirco minus agiles et ruinae propiores concussi cum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BRACHIA — I. BRACHIA Steph. Βραχεῖα, οὕτως ἠ Α᾿ραβιχὴ ςθάλαςςα καλεῖται. Ε᾿κλήθη δὲ διὰ τὸ εν ἀυτῇ βράχη εἰ̈ναι πλεῖςα. Verum non Arabicum tantum, sed et Aethiopicum mare βραχεῖαν ςθάλαςςαν dixêre. Inepti homines apud Ptolemaeum τραχεῖαν substituêre… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • brachia — bra·chi·a (brāʹkē ə, brăkʹē ə) n. Plural of brachium. * * * …   Universalium

  • brachia — Plural of brachium. * * * bra·chia (braґke ə) [L.] plural of brachium …   Medical dictionary

  • -brachia — bra·chì·a conf. TS med. braccia, relativo alle braccia, spec. con riferimento a patologie o malformazioni {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: der. di brachio con 1 ia …   Dizionario italiano

  • brachia — n. upper arm (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brachia — brach·ia …   English syllables

  • brachia — I. ˈbrakēə, rāk plural of brachium II. noun plural Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, plural of brachium arm : lophophore …   Useful english dictionary

  • BRACHIA seu lacertos — inspectante Populô, ferrô cruentare, religionis ergo, soliti sunt olim Cybeles sacerdotes Galli; partim ad placandam Deam, quia sanguine, ac praecipue humanô, propitiari Numina Vereres credebant: partim ut, cum Cybele terram denotaret. neque… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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