noun, plural hu·mer·i [hyoo-muh-rahy, or, often, yoo-]. /ˈhyu məˌraɪ, or, often, ˈyu-/. Anatomy.
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Origin of humerus
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH humerushumerus , humorous
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Example sentences from the Web for humerus
The distal aspect of her left humerus was sticking out of the front of her arm.New Orleans Shooting: I Saw the Mother’s Day Parade Gunman|Jarratt Pytell|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Far more likely is every twisted ankle in Dubuque and every fractured humerus in Dallas ending up on the Internet.Kevin Ware’s Broken Leg Will Live On in the Annals of Grisly Injuries|Kent Sepkowitz|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He slowly improved with the exception of a pain in the left humerus, anteriorily, and in the upper part of the middle third.Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society|Joseph Bradford Cox
The shaft of the humerus is always stouter than that of the femur, though different genera differ in this respect.
Fourthly, the prolongation of the coracoid bone beyond the articulation for the humerus, as in a Bird.
The metacarpal bones are much longer than the bones of the fore-arm, and about twice the length of the humerus.
The ball must therefore be very near the plate and behind the head of the humerus.Gunshot Roentgenograms|Clyde S. Ford