Definition of Humeral

1. a. Of or pertaining to the humerus, or upper part of the arm; brachial.

Definition of Humeral

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or near the humerus or shoulder ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humeral

1. a bone of the shoulder [n -S]

Medical Definition of Humeral

1. 1. Of, relating to or situated in the region of the humerus: brachial. 2. Of or belonging to the shoulder. 3. Of, relating to or being any of several body parts that are analogous in structure, function or location to the humerus or shoulder. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humeral

humectants
humectate
humectated
humectates
humectating
humectation
humectations
humected
humecting
humective
humects
humefied
humefies
humefy
humefying
humeral (current term)
humeral artery
humeral articulation
humeral head
humeral veil
humerals
humeri
humeroperoneal
humeroradial
humeroradial articulation
humeroradial joint
humeroscapular
humeroulnar
humeroulnar head of flexor digitorum superficialis muscle
humeroulnar joint

Literary usage of Humeral

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1. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"humeral Vein. Placed behind and within the humeral artery, this vessel commences above the articulation of the elbow, being formed at this point by the ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"When the forearm is fixed, the Biceps and Brachialis anticus flex the arm upon the forearm, as is seen in efforts of climbing. 7. Posterior humeral Region. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Posterior Dislocation of the Lower humeral Epiphysis as a Pelvic Injury.—TRUESDELL (Am. Jour. Obst., June, 191(i) contributes a paper upon this subject well ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The posterior humeral circumflex artery (a. ... Occasionally the subscapular, humeral circumflex, and profunda arteries arise from a common i mink, ..."

5. Birth Fractures and Epiphyseal Dislocations by Edward Delavan Truesdell (1917)
"The evidence supporting belief in the existence of birth dislocation of the upper humeral epiphysis has been scant but convincing. ..."

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