The collection of all skeletal elements in a free forelimb region. Excludes the pectoral girdle [ ]

Synonyms: forelimb skeleton skeleton of forelimb upper limb skeleton skeleton of free upper limb fore limb skeleton pectoral limb skeleton ossa membri superioris bones of upper limb free upper limb skeleton skeleton of pectoral limb set of bones of upper limb skeleton of upper limb

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • XAO:0003061
  • EMAPA:32623
  • VHOG:0001256
  • VSAO:0000151
  • FMA:24142
  • EHDAA2:0002222
  • AAO:0000202
latin term
ossa membri superioris [ FMA:24139 FMA:TA ]

taxonomic disambiguation
wing skeleton [ NCBITaxon:8782 OBOL:automatic ]

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship type change: differentiates_from lateral plate mesoderm (AAO:0010574) CHANGED TO: develops_from lateral plate mesoderm (UBERON:0003081)[AAO]

editor note

TODO - find a home for: FMA:24139 ! skeleton of upper limb

external definition

Skeletal structure of the paired, anterior appendages.[AAO]

has narrow synonym

wing skeleton

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]