arm bone

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, gen. and pl.


(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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Their upper arm bones, instead of being long and slender, had a broad, blobby shape ill-suited for walking.
To attach the arm, first, the humerus, or upper arm bone, was trimmed by an inch to screw in steel plates to brace the limb.
The arm bone found brushed up against a wall could similarly have been from a low-grade family.
Maybe Tim Henman's shoulder will pop again and the Edinburgh doc will beon hand to explain how his arm bone is connected to his body bone.
A total of four bones - three leg bones and an arm bone - and fragments of a skull were discovered in the ground at the rear of the garden.
Another was from the lower leg and the third was shorter and probably an arm bone.
Participants in the weight-training group demonstrated an 8 percent increase in leg bone mineral density, a 7 percent increase in pelvis bone mineral density, a 4 percent increase in arm bone mineral density and a 4 percent increase in spine bone mineral density.
Alice is now in the RVI having suffered a compound fracture of her upper arm bone and a dislocation and her family said they want to thank everyone who stopped and showed concern, especially the students, young mums, nurse Sophie, BHS staff, and police officers.
Alice Ord, 95, suffered a compound fracture of her upper arm bone after <Bfalling over on Northumberland Street in Newcastle
The deltoid is attached by tendons to the collarbone, the shoulder blade, and the upper arm bone.
Prompt and appropriate treatment of a dislocated shoulder--when the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) completely is knocked out of the shoulder socket (glenoid)--can minimize risk for future dislocations as well as the effects of related bone, muscle, and nerve injuries, according to a literature review appearing in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Your arm tingles when you bump the nerve in your elbow against your upper arm bone, the humerus (HYOO-muh-rus).