noun Anatomy.(in vertebrate animals)
any of the long, cylindrical, marrow-containing bones of the limbs: the long bone of the arm.
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Origin of long bone
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby long bone
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Medical definitions for long bone
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.
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