brachy

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brachy (plural brachys)

  1. (informal) Clipping of brachycephalic.
    • “Britain's top vet wants you to avoid cute dogs”, in Newsbeat[1], BBC, 13 March 2017
      In fact over 80 percent of brachys need caesarean sections because they can't give birth properly.
  2. (informal) Clipping of brachytherapy.
    • 2013, John Suh, Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Guide, Demos Medical Publishing, →ISBN, page 413:
      Indications to include the distal third of the vagina include: unfavorable histology when treating with chemo + brachy only and vaginal recurrence.
  3. (informal) Clipping of Brachyrhaphis.