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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.

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
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Nuclear medicine studies (MDP bone scan) demonstrated increased uptake in all lesions and in addition showed abnormal uptake in both proximal humeri (Fig.
The skeleton holds up the os humeri of a man in his left hand to emphasize the difference in scale of an adult and a child.
There are 26 humeral head sizing options available, which are based on published anthropomorphic data of over 300 human humeri to provide anatomic fit.
Material: SDNMH; 50668, distal right humerus; 51597 and 51598, distal left humeri; 51604 and 51605, right coracoids; 50673 and 61249, distal right ulnae; 50601, proximal left unla; 50699, proximal right tibiotarsus; 51612, right tarsometatarsus; 50697 vertebra.
Humeri widely rounded, basal margin indistinct, almost reaching scutellum.
Callier "reconstructed" the animals using imaging software to analyze the CT scans, focusing on the shapes of the two species' upper arm bones, or humeri. The CT slices revealed that Clack had found the first juvenile forms of Ichthyostega.
Callier "reconstructed" the animals using imaging software (Amira and Mimics) to analyze the CT scans, focusing on the shapes of the two species' upper arm bones, or humeri.
Cuerpo muy aplanado; ojos grandes; maza antenal trilamelada con artejos anchos; borde cefalico con un tuberculo secundario entre los tuberculos externos, todos dirigidos hacia adelante y del mismo largo, los externos agudos y el secundario ancho con el apice romo levemente hendido; parte anterior del surco marginal pronotal ocupa un tercio del ancho del pronoto; pronoto con puntos en el surco marginal y la foseta lateral; mesosternon con cicatriz marcada, oval y brillante; metasternon, epipleuras y humeri glabros; metasternon sin puntos; tibias media y posterior desarmadas, a veces con una espinita lateral.
Examination of the elbow and, in particular, the Epicondylus humeri lateralis and medialis for pain caused by pressure.
40mg) from both of the Neanderthals (both from right humeri) found at this site and we successfully extracted small amounts of collagen from each following methods outlined in Richards and Hedges (1999) and Brown et al.
* Standing lateral should include humeri parallel to the floor with elbows bent.