Endochondral longbone connecting the pelvic girdle with posterior zeugopodium skeleton.[VSAO, modified]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Femur VSAO : 0000186 ]

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • Endochondral longbone connecting the pelvic girdle with posterior zeugopodium skeleton.[VSAO, modified].
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  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/73/Gray252.png
external definition
  • Endochondral longbone connecting the pelvic girdle with posterior zeugopodium.[VSAO]
  • Paired, elongate, cylindrical bones of endochondral origin that form the thighs, extending from the pelvic girdles to the knees.[AAO]
has exact synonym
  • thigh bone
has related synonym
  • proximal metapterygial mesomere of pelvic appendage
  • mesomere 1 of pevlic appendage
  • proximal metapterygial mesomere of pelvic fin
  • os femorale
  • os longissimum
  • femoral bone
  • os femoris
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]
id
  • UBERON:0000981

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