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Antebrachium

Definition

noun, plural: antebrachia

The forearm, i.e. the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist.


Supplement

The term is used in anatomy to identify it from the brachium (or the upper arm).


Word origin: from Latin, prefixal form of prep. and adv. ante-, meaning “before” + brāc(c)hium, meaning the arm.


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