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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Time detectives digging at the Ness of Brodgar Neolithic site have found an arm bone, which should help experts understand more about the people who lived there 5,000 years ago.
Despite the specimen including only a few vertebrae and an upper arm bone, scientists concluded it was a new species and genus which dates to the middle Jurassic period - much earlier than most known stegosaurs.
When the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) muscle, which helps stabilize the wrist when the elbow is straight, is overused, the tendon can develop microscopic tears where it attaches to the lateral epicondyle, a bump on the end of the upper arm bone, the humerus.
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The rotator cuff refers to a group of four distinct muscles and tendons that connect to each shoulder and stabilize the humerus, the upper arm bone. These muscles are engaged when you move your shoulder, and work together to give you the needed range of motion to toss a ball or reach for an object on a high shelf.
Liam died from a ruptured heart, having also suffered a fractured upper arm bone and broken thigh bone.
* The humerus (upper arm bone) runs from the shoulder to the elbow.
"The vision of evolution that was very linear has now become this very bushy, interconnected thing." The half-Denisovan/half-Neanderthal sample is small enough to fit in a matchbox, but scientists said it was once part of one of the longer bones in the body -- perhaps a femur, an upper arm bone or a shin bone.
'The bullet injured his right arm above the elbow, fracturing lower arm bone and affecting right lower abdomen,' Prof Mahmood said.
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.