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humerus

long bone of the upper arm: She broke her humerus.
Not to be confused with:
humorous – marked by humor; funny, witty: She always says something humorous.
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hu·mer·us

 (hyo͞o′mər-əs)
n. pl. hu·mer·i (-mə-rī′)
The long bone of the arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow.

[Latin, upper arm.]
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humerus

(ˈhjuːmərəs)
n, pl -meri (-məˌraɪ)
1. (Anatomy) the bone that extends from the shoulder to the elbow
2. (Zoology) the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
[C17: from Latin umerus; related to Gothic ams shoulder, Greek ōmos]
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hu•mer•us

(ˈhyu mər əs; often ˈyu-)

n., pl. -mer•i (-məˌraɪ)
1. the long upper bone of the vertebrate arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin (h)umerus shoulder; c. Greek ômos, Gothic ams, Skt ámsas]
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hu·mer·us

(hyo͞o′mər-əs)
The bone of the upper arm or the upper portion of the foreleg. See more at skeleton.
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humerus

The upper arm bone.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.humerus - bone extending from the shoulder to the elbowhumerus - bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow
deltoid eminence, deltoid tuberosity - a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
arm bone - a bone in the arm
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Translations

humerus

[ˈhjuːmərəs] N (humeri (pl)) [ˈhjuːməraɪ]húmero m
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humerus

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humerus

[ˈhjuːmərəs] nomero
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hu·mer·us

n. L. húmero, hueso largo del brazo.
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humerus

n (pl -ri) húmero
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A shank bone, or zeroa, is included on the Seder plate at Passover to represent the offering in the Temple when God commanded each Jewish family to sacrifice and eat a 1-year-old lamb.
During slaughtering, 24 carcass traits include semievisceration weight (SEW), evisceration weight (EW), breast muscle weight (BMW), leg muscle weight (LMW), wing weight (WW), heart weight (HW), liver weight (LW), gizzard weight (GW), proventriculus weight (PW), abdominal fat weight (AFW), body weight (BW), femoral weight (FW), shank bone weight (SW), metatarsal weight (MW), femoral diameter (FD), shank bone diameter (SD), metatarsal diameter (MD), femoral length (FL), shank bone length (SL), metatarsal length (ML), femoral circumference (FC), shank bone circumference (SC), metatarsal circumference (MC).
INTRODUCTION: Tibia (Also called as shin bone or shank bone) is the larger and stronger of the two bones in the leg present on the medial aspect.
Young said the bones found by police divers could be scraps or lamb shank bone. The smaller of the two bones was a mystery to authorities since they have no idea what it is.