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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow.

Usage examples (31)
  • Did you break your humerus skiing?
  • P. conybeari, based on caudal vertebrae, chevrons and a large and gracile humerus, is a basal titanosauriform, perhaps a brachiosaurid.
  • The humerus is the strongest bone of the upper extremity.
  • "Yes, a fractured humerus, which isn't as funny as it sounds." for more
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  • It is not "humorous" (funny, amusing) when you poke my "humerus" (the bone of the upper arm).
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