Shaft of humerus; Body of humerus - Corpus humeri

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Description

The body of humerus (shaft of humerus) is almost cylindrical in the upper half of its extent, prismatic and flattened below, and has three borders and three surfaces.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of upper limb > Free part of upper limb > Humerus > Shaft of humerus; Body of humerus

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