arm bone


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Noun1.arm bone - a bone in the armarm bone - a bone in the arm      
long bone, os longum - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow
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
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
humerus - bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow
radius - the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm
elbow bone, ulna - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
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It appeared, based on educated guesses, that Earhart's upper arm bone corresponded with one of the Nikumaroro bones.
Basically, it's four important muscles that surround the back of your shoulder joint and attach to the top of your arm bone via tendons.
Its sheer workload also makes the rotator cuff susceptible to tears that detach the tendons securing the muscles to the head of the upper arm bone, or humerus.
Fibrous dysplasia can affect any bone in the body, however, it most commonly targets thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia), upper arm bone (humerus), skull, ribs, and pelvis.
The shoulder is a 'ball and socket' joint like the hip joint - the 'ball' at the top of your upper arm bone (the humerus) fitting into a 'socket' on the shoulder blade (the scapula).
The upper arm bone is short, the lower arm is shorter, and they have tiny little hands.
De Lima, in an email to the Philippine Daily Inquirer in 2009, enumerated the following as the ones they exhumed: forearm bone, bone fragment, another bone fragment of a skull from site 1; bone fragment of a skull, incomplete lone bone, part of an arm bone from site 2; forearm bone, a thigh bone, skull with parts missing (the one with a gunshot mark) from site 3; arm bone, three leg bones, a thigh bone, and a long bone fragment from site 4; 107 pieces of bones and bone fragments, six vertebral backbones, two collar bones, 19 rib fragments, two arm bones, one forearm bone (ulna), one forearm bone (radius), two thigh bones, and two pelvic bone fragments.
From there, the glenoid joint turns the arm into a lever, pushing the power into the arm, which has a slight twist in the upper arm bone to let it rotate back considerably, increasing the energy even more.
The shoulder end of Lucy's arm bone displays sharp breaks, as well as bone fragments and slivers forcibly driven into the shaft.
The 18-year-old, of Menai Bridge, was rushed to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, following the accident at Plas Newydd stately home near Llanfairpwll, in which she suffered fractures to her vertebrae, pelvis and an arm bone.
The jury were told he had suffered a fractured upper arm bone and a broken thigh bone before his death.
Alice is now in the RVI having suffered a compound fracture of her upper arm bone and a dislocation.