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  • n. Plural form of humerus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of humerus.


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  • We would be looking for hydrocephalus, an endocardial cushion defect or abdominal wall defect, nuchal fold thickening, a short or absent nasal bone, hydronephrosis, echogenic bowel, shortened humeri or femurs—all markers used in the ultrasound diagnosis of Down syndrome.

    Handle with Care

  • A comparison photograph of the heads of the humeri showed an astonishing size difference on that side.

    Doug Owsley on Kennewick Man

  • He was extremely muscular in the upper body and the humeri were very bowed.

    Doug Owsley on Kennewick Man

  • The meat-bearing parts of the fore - and hind legs (represented by scapulae, humeri, radii, ulnae, pelves, femora and tibiae) and the axial skeleton (vertebrae and ribs) were less frequently present.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Subsistence Studies Report 2

  • Quid enim superhumerale, quo humeri episcopi ornantur et onerntur, nisi episcopalis dignitatis onus significat?

    Hamilton: "A Liturgy of Reform"

  • Magnum onus est dignitas episcopalis: isti humeri totius Ecclesiae onera ferre, et oves languidas et populi peccata ferre debent.

    Hamilton: "A Liturgy of Reform"

  • Their almost vertical pasterns suggest that they might be a hard-gaited beast, but this is not so, for their almost horizontal femurs and humeri absorb the jolts and render the zorat an easy-riding saddle animal.

    Escape on Venus

  • The two circumflex humeri alone send down branches to inosculate with the small muscular offsets from the middle of the brachial artery.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • H. Transversalis humeri branch of subclavian artery.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • One half of an os humeri, the whole constituting thirteen small and twenty-eight large fragments, there being others reduced to dust.

    Santo Domingo A Country with a Future


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