The humerus is the major bone of the upper-arm.
Movement of the humerus bone:
- The head of the humerus articulates with the scapula at the shoulder joint.
- The trochlea of the humerus articulates with the ulna (and part of the radius) at the elbow joint.
Features on the humerus bone include:
More about Hand and Arm Bones:
This website includes many pages about bones and the skeletal system. The following pages may be of interest. These also link to further pages about related topics such as specific types of fractures, bone diseases and so on.
- Structures and Functions of Bones (an overview about the Skeletal System)
- Types of Bones, such as long bones, short bones, flat bones, etc.
- Bone Markings and Features on Bones of the Human Body
- Types of Joints, such as immoveable, slightly moveable and freely moveable joints
- Diagram of the Human Skeleton
- Overview of types of Conditions and Disorders of the Skeletal System
For further information see also our pages of books about orthopaedics.