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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.]

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]

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]

hu·mer·us

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

humerus

The upper arm bone.
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
Translations

humerus

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

humerus

humerus

[ˈhjuːmərəs] nomero

hu·mer·us

n. L. húmero, hueso largo del brazo.

humerus

n (pl -ri) húmero
References in periodicals archive ?
Anteriorly, the coronoid process of the proximal ulna articulates with the coronoid fossa of the distal humerus.