humerus

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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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Caption: CT scans of the hominid Lucy's partial skeleton (lower arm bone shown, left) provide evidence of a fatal fall, scientists report.
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He was diagnosed with various laceration, contusions, soft tissue trauma, and a fracture of his upper right arm bone.
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As an example, Nakao said researchers need to examine the degree of potential damage caused by the insertion of a needle into the donor's upper arm bone and whether the injection of physiological saline carries any risk of infection.
This mechanical behavior is precisely what a surgeon must be familiar with when they want to precisely and firmly screw a metal plate onto a patient's broken upper arm bone, for example.
DNA tests and carbon dating have revealed that the remains recovered - three leg bones and an arm bone from the left side of the body and fragments of skull and jaw with four teeth - belonged to a man believed to have been aged 30 to 40 whose maximum height would have been 5ft 5in.
The four muscles of the rotator cuff, located on or near the shoulder blade, stabilize the upper arm bone (humerus) in the shoulder socket.
Together, the skull-cups and arm bone engraving paint the richest, most unambiguous picture yet of early ritualistic cannibalism, said James Cole, an archaeology lecturer at the University of Brighton in Britain, who was not involved in the research.
naledi's collarbone and upper arm bone resemble corresponding Australopithecus bones, she reported.