A bone in the arm. arm-bone.
(Homonym: humorous Irregular plural: humeri).
Bone of upper arm.
Bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
The upper bone of the forelimb of tetrapods. In humans, the humerus is the bone above the elbow.
Sinonimi: shoulder joint | articulatio humeri
ETYM Old Eng. shulder, shuldre, schutder, as. sculdor; akin to Dutch schoulder, German schulter, Old High Germ. scultarra, Dan. skulder, Swed. skuldra.
1. A ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula; SYN. shoulder joint, articulatio humeri.
2. The part of the body between the neck and the upper arm.
3. Strip of unpaved land along the side of a road.
4. A cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal.
ETYM Latin, the elbow. Related to Ell.
The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.
Inner of two bones of forearm.
One of the two bones found in the lower limb of the tetrapod (four-limbed) vertebrate. It articulates with the shorter radius and humerus (upper arm bone) at one end and with the radius and wrist bones at the other.