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Origin: L.

(Science: anatomy) The bone of the brachium, or upper part of the arm or fore limb.

The part of the limb containing the humerus; the brachium. Bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow.A bone found in the limb of vertebrates that is connected to the shoulder and the elbow.

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Need help identifying these bones

Indeed, that does not look like a bone of your regular four-legged animal, since they usually have elongated radius and ulna, and shortened humerus (and the same applies for the hind legs as well). Unfortunately the palm is missing and without that my expertise is not enough to tell what mammal ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Need help identifying these bones
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Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets

... Describe how the phalanges, radius, and ulna are adapted to the function of each forelimb. 8-how does the orientation of the joint between the humerus, the radius and ulna relate to locomotion?

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by yamana
Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets
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Frog Skeleton Help

... Spine Tranverse Process Pelvic Girdle Allson Leadmon Pudisynaphsia Pectoral Girdle Suprascapula Scapula Clavicle Sternum Epidernum Forelimb Humerus Deltoid Capxils Metacarpals Phalanges Radio-Ulna Skull Ventral View Parsy brand Pterygoid Venier Hyoid Arterior Cornea Alary processes Body ...

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by jemokn
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Frog Skeleton Help
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Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics

... have undergone a proximal-distal suppression of growth in the forelimbs where the arm apparently weakens the farther you travel down it, from the humerus to the phalanges. Make note that this supposedly is documented in lizards that are on the verge of becoming limbless . Now in the last decade ...

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by Kiezel
Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:20 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics
Replies: 6
Views: 10015

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