Paired endochondral long bone that extends between the pectoral girdle and the skeletal parts of the forelimb. [PHENOSCAPE:mah] [ ]

Synonyms: humeri humerus bone

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database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim


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external definition

Paired, elongate, cylindrical bones of endochondral origin that extend from the pectoral girdle to the elbows.[AAO]

has related synonym

proximal metapterygial mesomere of pectoral appendage
proximal metapterygial mesomere of pectoral fin
mesomere 1 of pectoral appendage

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]



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