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. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindlimb http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_limb UBERONREF:0000003 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
membrum inferius [ FMA:7184 FMA:TA ]

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

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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

free lower limb

inferior member

lower limb

hindlimb

hind limb

hind-limb

membrum inferius

has related synonym

pelvic appendage

membrum inferius

free part of lower limb

lower extremity

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