The part of the hindlimb between pelvis and the knee, corresponding to the femur. [ ]

Synonyms: stylopod of hindlimb hindlimb propodium stylopod of lower limb upper leg hind propodium thigh hindlimb stylopodium hindlimb stylopod stylopod of hind limb hind limb stylopod proximal segment of free lower limb hind limb stylopodium

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Term information

database cross reference

efo_slim, pheno_slim

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homology notes

Most anatomists now agree that the three proximal bones of the tetrapod limbs are homologous to the two or three proximal elements of the paired fin skeleton of other sarcopterygians, that is the humerus-femur, radius-tibia, and ulna-fibula.[well established][VHOG]



terminology notes

Naming conventions for pod terms under discussion within phenoscape group.