brachy- Word Origin
- a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “short,” used in the formation of compound words: brachycerous.
Origin of brachy- Greek, combining form of brachýs British Dictionary definitions for brachy- brachy- combining form
- indicating something shortbrachycephalic
Word Origin for brachy- from Greek brakhus short Word Origin and History for brachy-
word-forming element meaning “short,” from Latinized comb. form of Greek brakhys “short” (see(adj.)).
brachy- in Medicine brachy- pref.