Dictionary > Humerus


Origin: L.
(Science: anatomy) The bone of the brachium, or upper part of the arm or fore limb.
The part of the limb containing the humerus; the brachium.
Bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow.A bone found in the limb of vertebrates that is connected to the shoulder and the elbow.

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