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humerus in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhumerushu‧me‧rus /ˈhjuːmərəs/ noun (plural humeri /-raɪ/) [countable] technical  HBHthe bone between your shoulder and elbow
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humerusBroken humerus and clavicle, again on the right.The horizontal axis has the most frequently preserved part of the bone, namely the distal humerus and proximal femur.Fig. 3.8 shows the percentage abundance of complete bones for the humerus plotted against the femur.Fig. 3.8 Relative completeness of the humerus and femur compared.The humerus rotates in its socket and alters the plane of the wing.