(hu´mәr-әs) pl. hu´meri the bone of the upper arm, extending from shoulder to elbow, consisting of a shaft with enlargements at both ends. The end near the shoulder has a smooth round head that articulates with the scapula to form the shoulder joint. On the shaft just below that are tw...
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• (n.) The bone of the brachium, or upper part of the arm or fore limb. • (n.) The part of the limb containing the humerus; the brachium.
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long bone of the upper limb or forelimb of land vertebrates that forms the shoulder joint above, where it articulates with a lateral depression of ... [6 related articles]
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The humerus (s; ME from Latin humerus, umerus upper arm, shoulder; cf. Gothic ams shoulder, Greek ōmos. Plural: humeri) is a long bone in the arm or forelimb that runs from the shoulder to the elbow. Anatomically, it connects the scapula and the lower arm (consisting of the radius and ulna), and c...
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Posterior (I) and anterior (II) view of the right humerus. Illustration: Gray's Anatomy The long bone of the upper arm of humans and other tetrapod vertebrates. The humerus extends from the scapula, or shoulder-blade, where it articulates at the glenoid cavity, to the elbow. A notch, called t...
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humerus: see arm.
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The humerus is the long, cylindrical bone in the upper region of the human arm. It has a rounded head that joins with the shoulder at the glenoid cavity by the strong capsular ligament, forming a joint capable of a great range of movements. At the elbow it articulates with the ulna of the forearm.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hyū′mĕr-ŭs, -ī Definitions: 1. The bone of the arm, articulating with the scapula above and the radius and ulna below. Synonyms: arm bone
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The bone of the arm (i.e., the upper arm).
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Latin = the arm-bone.
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largest bone in front legs
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1) Arm bone 2) Bone in the upper part of the arm 3) Bone of the upper arm 4) Shoulder-to-elbow bone 5) Upper arm bone
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