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humerus:

see armarm,
upper limb in humans. Three long bones form the framework of the arm: the humerus of the upper arm, and the radius (outer bone) and ulna (inner bone) of the forearm.
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humerus

[′hyüm·ə·rəs]
(anatomy)
The proximal bone of the forelimb in vertebrates; the bone of the upper arm in humans, articulating with the glenoid fossa and the radius and ulna.

humerus

1. the bone that extends from the shoulder to the elbow
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
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Patients undergoing treatment with the Equinoxe[R] proximal humerus locking plate were followed at standard intervals using the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire to assess functional outcome and with physical examination and radiographic examination to determine clinical outcome or development of a complication at 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery and as available beyond 12 months.
The first section provides a list of "assumptions" or considerations for ensuring that the hospital and staff have the knowledge and capabilities to successfully treat a pediatric supracondylar humerus fracture.
These procedures are performed either through an intra-articular approach; total scapulectomy, or an extra-articular interscapulo-thoracic resection termed a Tikhoff-Linberg procedure, the latter involving excision of portions of the clavicle and proximal humerus in addition to the scapula (4,5).
Yapilan calismalarda, glenohumeral basinc azaldiginda humerus basinin 10 mm kadar asagi dustugu gosterilmistir (1).
Its humerus, the forelimb bone between the shoulder and elbow, was stronger than that in any other cat, living or extinct.
Although Acanthostega appears to be adapted aquatically throughout the recorded developmental span, its humerus exhibits subtle traits that make it more similar to the later, fully terrestrial tetrapods," Callier explains.
The medical name for that bone is the humerus, and back in 1840 some wag seized upon the homophonic similarity of humerus and humorous and dubbed the humerus the funny bone, a learned pun that has become part of our language.
We present an internal implant, in the case where the implant is used for consolidating a transversal dyaphiseal fracture of the humerus bone, which is a long bone of the arm.
Surgery to replace this piece of tissue, which holds together the ulna and humerus arm bones at the elbow, has been on the rise for high-school pitchers over the last 12 years.
The primary focus of the project was cardiovascular health, but the investigators also collected data on all low-energy, or fragility, fractures as well as fractures of the forearm, vertebrae, proximal humerus, and ankle, said Dr.
A semicircular radiopacity lies anterior to the distal humerus on the lateral radiograph (Figure 1).