A (free) limb that is connected to a pectoral girdle. The extent of this structure includes autopod, stylopod and zeugopod regions when present, but excludes the pectoral girdle and its parts. [ UBERONREF:0000003 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
membrum superius [ FMA:7183 FMA:TA ]

taxonomic disambiguation
pectoral flipper

curator note

Note distinction between arm and forelimb. hand is part of forelimb, but not part of arm

definition

A (free) limb that is connected to a pectoral girdle. The extent of this structure includes autopod, stylopod and zeugopod regions when present, but excludes the pectoral girdle and its parts.

external definition

Upper limb, which connects the manus with the pectoral girdle.[AAO]

external ontology notes

note that this corresponds to FMA:'free upper limb' (a limb segment), NOT FMA:'upper limb'. Both MA and FMA consider shoulder (and shoulder bones) part of upper limb

has exact synonym

free upper limb

superior member

anteriormost limb

membrum superius

upper limb

fore limb

forelimb

upper extremity

pectoral limb

free part of upper limb

has narrow synonym

pectoral flipper

id

UBERON:0002102