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humerus

Saltos de línea: hu|merus
Pronunciación: /ˈhjuːm(ə)rəs
 
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Definición de humerus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural humeri /-rʌɪ/)

Anatomy
1The bone of the upper arm or forelimb, forming joints at the shoulder and the elbow.
Example sentences
  • The rotator cuff is made up of a ring of muscles and ligaments that joins the head of the humerus to the shoulder joint.
  • The elbow joint is formed by three bones; the humerus, radius, and ulna.
  • The humerus is the largest bone of the upper extremity.
1.1 Entomology The structure forming the front basal corner of an insect’s wing or wing case.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin, 'shoulder'.

Words that rhyme with humerus

humorous, numerous

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