The centre of a long bone is generally occupied by one large continuous marrow cavity.
I get a dozen of them from the tripe-butcher, all cleaned and ready, and beg of him to extract the long bone from them.
A long bone will then become so limber that it can be tied into a knot.
Hu' me rus, the long bone of the upper part of the arm or fore limb.
A rounded articular surface at the extremity of a long bone.
The upper segment contains one long bone, the humerus (or arm bone), or the femur (or thigh bone).
In the example illustrated the hair is set in an open-shaped piece of leather, with a long bone handle.
The second variety is made of the long bone of the wing or thigh of the swan or crane.
This is best studied in the case of a long bone like the femur or humerus.
Dissect out a long bone from one upper and one lower limb and one of the largest ribs.
long bone n.
One of the elongated bones of the extremities, consisting of a tubular shaft, which is composed of compact bone surrounding a central marrow-filled cavity, and two expanded portions that usually serve as articulation points.