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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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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. the bone that extends from the shoulder to the elbow
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
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WWR stands for wing weight ratio; SWR stands for shank bone
weight ratio; FC stands for femoral circumference; [L.sup.*] stands for lightness of breast muscle; SL stands for shank length; GWR stands for gizzard weight ratio.
Try to give your dog a raw marrow or shank bone
once a week.
Different symbolic foods are placed on top, such as Zeroa (a roasted shank bone
or chicken neck) and Beitzah (a hardboiled egg) among others.
The most shocking-looking drink is the z'roa, which, in this innovative iteration, represents not just the lamb's shank bone
but its blood.
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