A (free) limb that is connected to a pelvic girdle region. The extent of this structure includes autopod, stylopod and zeugopod regions when present, but excludes the pelvic girdle and its parts. [ UBERONREF : 0000003 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_limb http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindlimb ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • A (free) limb that is connected to a pelvic girdle region. The extent of this structure includes autopod, stylopod and zeugopod regions when present, but excludes the pelvic girdle and its parts.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Gray1239.png
external definition
  • Lower limb, which connects the pes with the pelvic girdle.[AAO]
external ontology notes
  • note that this corresponds to FMA:'free lower limb' (a limb segment), NOT 'lower limb'. Both MA and FMA consider shoulder (and shoulder bones) part of upper limb. Note that AAO class probably refers to skeleton
has exact synonym
  • membrum inferius
  • hind-limb
  • hind limb
  • lower limb
  • inferior member
  • hindlimb
  • free lower limb
has related synonym
  • free part of lower limb
  • membrum inferius
  • lower extremity
  • pelvic 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]
id
  • UBERON:0002103