[hyoo-mer-uh l or, often, yoo-]
- Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the humerus or brachium.
- of or relating to the shoulder.
Origin of humeral
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Examples from the Web for humeral
Humeral bristles: in Diptera, are situated on the humeral callus.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
In the experience of the author, recovery has not occurred in humeral fractures.Lameness of the Horse
John Victor Lacroix
The humeral head, which is turned forwards and a little inwards, is convex and elongated in the vertical direction.
As in man, the great tuberosity does not reach so high as the humeral head, but it approaches more nearly to that level.
The kings and knaves wear the Byzantine humeral, and the Chrysoclavus pattern is carved on their chairs.Needlework As Art
- anatomy of or relating to the humerus
- of or near the shoulder
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Word Origin and History for humeral
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or located in the region of the humerus or the shoulder.
- Relating to or being a body part analogous to the humerus.
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