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Nutrient artery of humerus

nutrient artery of humerus n.
An artery with its origin in the deep brachial artery and with distribution to the medullary cavity of the humerus.


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    nutrient canal n. A canal in the shaft of a long bone or in other locations in irregular bones through which the nutrient artery enters.

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    noun the cycle of biological and chemical elements and compounds in specific patterns through substances in an ecosystem; the uptake, use, release, and storage of nutrients by plants and their environments Word Origin 1947

  • Nutrient-dense

    [noo-tree-uh nt-dens] /ˈnu tri əntˌdɛns/ adjective 1. (of food) relatively rich in nutrients for the number of calories contained: A potato is a nutrient-dense carbohydrate.

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    nutrient foramen n. The external opening of the nutrient canal in a bone.

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