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Plural of: The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm

Usage examples (9)
  • Whereas a normal lower arm is composed of two bones, a radius and an ulna, this lower arm has two ulnae and no radius.
  • The meat-bearing parts of the fore - and hind legs (represented by scapulae, humeri, radii, ulnae, pelves, femora and tibiae) and the axial skeleton (vertebrae and ribs)...
  • Researchers from the Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology of Henan Province in Zhengzhou found the flutes, crafted from the hollow ulnae (wing bones) of...
  • The largest of these are presumably humeri, and there may be remnants of ulnae and radii as well. for more
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