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Those ligaments connect the humerus (the long bone in your upper arm between the elbow joint and shoulder) and the ulna (the long, thinner bone in your forearm on the opposite side of your thumb).
Remember the figure-8 that fastens the tendon to the medial epicondyle, that small bump on your humerus bone?
In other cases, the ulnar nerve does not stay in its place (the groove between the humerus bone, your upper arm, and ulna bone in the lower arm) and snaps back and forth over the bony bump of the elbow during motion, like a rubber band.
But it was limited to four measurements of the skull and three of long bones — the tibia, humerus and radius.
The owl's humerus was still viable, the nerves were still intact and the circulation good, Convy said.
The rhino skeleton had cut marks on 13 of its bones and both of its humerus bones were cracked open, giving feasting hunters access to its marrow.
Come to find out, there was a tumor there on my humerus exactly where the break happened.
Swapping in the relief tendon involves the surgeon drilling holes in the ulna and humerus bones and threading them in a figure-8 pattern with the healthy tissue.
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HUMERUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of humerus for English Language Learners
medical : the long bone of the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow
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