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 : TA FMA : 7183 ]
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
  • anteriormost limb
  • membrum superius
  • superior member
  • pectoral limb
  • free part of upper limb
  • fore limb
  • upper extremity
  • forelimb
  • upper limb
  • free upper limb
has narrow synonym
  • pectoral flipper
id
  • UBERON:0002102
mutually spatially disjoint with
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0002103