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On April 10, DeSantis had Tommy John surgery, a now-common procedure in which a wrist tendon was transposed into his elbow and anchored to re-connect his humerus and ulna.
The bones have since disappeared, but Hoodless’s seven measurements survived—four of the skull and three long bone lengths (humerus, radius, and tibia).
The researcher obtained precise measurements of Earhart's humerus and radius lengths from a photograph as well as measurements of her clothing.
This is why the mystery of Amelia Earhart endures 80 years later Three years after her disappearance, in 1940, a working party stumbled upon a human skull, humerus, radius, tibia, fibula and two femora on Nikumaroro, the study said.
The new analysis relies on four measurements from the skull, and three measurements from long bones: the tibia (one of two bones in the lower leg), the humerus (the long upper arm bone) and the radius (one of two forearm bones).
To get to the mountains in Pyeongchang for the 2018 Winter Olympics, Vonn has overcome injury that would be debilitating to most, including a fractured humerus bone, a fractured ankle, and a knee fractured three times over.
In November 2016, Vonn fractured her right humerus during training, also at Copper Mountain.
By studying the fossilized remains of the animal's teeth, skull, and humerus, the researchers determined the 50-pound climber roamed rainforests about 18 to 26 million years ago, during the late Oligocene and early Miocene eras.
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Origin and Etymology of humerus
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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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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