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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The supracondylar fracture of humerus can result in multiple complications such as neurovascular complications and malunion7.
Outcome of intramedullary interlocking nail in diaphysial fracture of humerus. J Pak Ortho Asso 2008;20:11-9.
Outcome of closed reduction and casting in displaced supracondylar fracture of humerus in children.
This report describes surgical management of simple complete oblique diaphyseal fracture of humerus and its successful surgical management in a dog.
Seventy-eight patients were recruited from emergency and out-patient department having a close fracture of humerus shaft.
Comparison of the two methods of Percutaneous K Wire Fixation in Displaced Supracondylar Fracture of Humerus in children.
No patient underwent additional surgery related to the supracondylar fracture.Radiographs of a 7 year old boy with Gartland type IIIsupracondylar fracture of humerus are show in Figure 1.
An X-ray was taken and a diagnosis of dislocation of elbow with medial epicondyle fracture of humerus was made (Figure 1).