Humerus meaning

hyo͝omər-əs
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The long bone of the arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
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The bone of the upper arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
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The long bone of the arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
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The bone of the upper arm or the upper portion of the foreleg.
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(anatomy) The bone of the upper arm.
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Origin of humerus

  • Latin upper arm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin humerus, from umerus.

    From Wiktionary