Pronunciation: (hyOO'mur-us or, often, yOO'-), [key]
—pl. -mer•iPronunciation: (-mu-rī"). [key] Anat.
1. the long bone in the arm of humans extending from the shoulder to the elbow. See diagrams under shoulder, skeleton.
3. Zool.a corresponding bone, structure, or region in the forelimbs of other animals or in the wings of birds or insects.
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