humerus

For the noun: humerus
Plural form: humeri

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
hu•mer•us /ˈhyumərəs/USA pronunciation  n. [countable],pl.  -mer•i
    /-məˌraɪ/.USA pronunciation 
    the long upper bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow.
hu•mer•al, adj. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

humerus /ˈhjuːmərəs/ n ( pl -meri / -məˌraɪ/)
  1. the bone that extends from the shoulder to the elbow
  2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin umerus; related to Gothic ams shoulder, Greek ōmos



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