Definition of humeral
1 : of, relating to, or situated in the region of the humerus or shoulder
2 : of, relating to, or being a body part analogous to the humerus or shoulder
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The labrum is fibrous tissue that deepens the glenoid (socket) to help hold the humeral head (ball) in place.
A bone on the back side of his humerus was elevated two centimeters out of position, and the humeral head sagged out of its socket.
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