shaft of humerus

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shaft of hu·mer·us

[TA]
the elongated rodlike portion of the humerus between the surgical neck proximally and the emergence of the supracondylar ridges distally.
Synonym(s): corpus humeri [TA], body of humerus
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It composed of a shaft (diaphysis), the corpus humeri and enlarged two extremities, proximal and distal epiphyses.
The body of the humerus, Corpus humeri. The crest of major tubercle (crista tuberculi majoris) is found cranially which is a prominent structure and vanish towards the middle of shaft.