arm bone


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hu·mer·us

, gen. and pl.

hu·mer·i

(hyū'mĕr-ŭs, -ī), [TA]
The bone of the arm, articulating with the scapula above and the radius and ulna below.
Synonym(s): arm bone
[L. shoulder]

arm bone

See humerus.
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Nan-of-two Irene Purcell, from Huyton, had her upper arm bone replaced by the device at Liverpool's Broadgreen Hospital.
Instead he made history when surgeons took the decision to remove his upper arm bone, fitting rigid metal rods in its place.
Dyfed-Powys Police said there was a possibility the arm bone, found on Cefn Sidan beach in Carmarthenshire, could belong to James, pictured below, who has not been seen since a night out in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, in October last year.
Influential back-row man Chris Planchant sustained a broken arm bone at Macclesfield last Saturday and in the same match Matt Pennington suffered a fractured jaw.
Isokinetic strength and arm bone mass in postmenopausal tennis players' analysed the condition of older players, while 'The performance preconditions of Czech world junior tennis champions' took care of the youngsters.
The technique calls for injection of a saline solution into the side of either the thigh bone or upper arm bone, pushing the marrow out the opposite side.
Last December, the Shoshone Gabrieleno Nation and Spirit of the Sage Council sued the archdiocese, arguing that a skull and arm bone found during the 1950s proved the site housed Native American remains.
The ball is the top, rounded portion of the upper arm bone or humerus; the socket," or glenoid, is a dish-shaped part of the outer edge of the scapula into which the ball fits.
He's believed to be the first small child ever to receive a high-tech, telescoping prosthesis to replace the entire upper arm bone.
Measurements of the decay of radioactive elements in an arm bone from the partial skeleton indicate that the find dates to between 86,900 and 71,500 years ago.
The deltoid is attached by tendons to the collarbone, the shoulder blade, and the upper arm bone.