The humerus bends in a direction opposite to that of the forearm; the thigh, usually outward and forward.
There was no evident displacement of the head of the humerus forwards.
The humerus (fig. 48, A, 1) is a fairly long stout bone, considerably expanded at either end.
This is met with chiefly in the humerus and in the clavicle.
Thompson reports a good recovery in a 1600-pound mare where there existed an oblique fracture of the humerus.
There had apparently been a fracture of the lower end of the humerus.
It is necessary to add that the deltoid is inserted into the humerus, above the insertion of the mastoido-humeral.
Facetiously derived, from its being the extremity of the humerus (humorous).
The ball must therefore be very near the plate and behind the head of the humerus.
The scapula and humerus are like those of semijunctus in form.
1706, "bone of the upper arm," originally (14c.) "shoulder," a misspelled borrowing of Latin umerus "shoulder," from PIE *om(e)so- (cf. Sanskrit amsah, Greek omos, Old Norse ass, Gothic ams "shoulder").
humerus hu·mer·us (hyōō'mər-əs)
n. pl. hu·mer·i (-mə-rī')
The long bone of the arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
Plural humeri (hy'mər-ī')
The bone of the upper arm or the upper portion of the foreleg. See more at skeleton.