The middle limb segment of the pectoral free limb, between the autopod and stylopod segments. Includes as parts the forelimb zeugopodial skeleton, which includes as parts the radius and ulna, or their cartilage precursors, or evolutionary variants. [ PHENOSCAPE : curators ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The middle limb segment of the pectoral free limb, between the autopod and stylopod segments. Includes as parts the forelimb zeugopodial skeleton, which includes as parts the radius and ulna, or their cartilage precursors, or evolutionary variants.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3b/Veins.jpg
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/Forearm_labeled.png
external definition
  • The middle forelimb region. [Evolution, Fourth_Edition_(2006)_Boston_etc.:_McGraw-Hill, Function, Vertebrates:_Comparative_Anatomy, p.321, see_Kardong_KV][VHOG]
has exact synonym
  • middle limb segment of brachial region
  • forelimb epipodium
  • antibrachium
  • forelimb zygopod
  • zeugopod of forelimb
  • lower arm
  • middle limb segment of arm
  • middle limb segment of forelimb
  • forearm
  • zeugopod of proximal segment of free upper limb
  • forelimb zeugopodium
  • intermediate segment of free upper limb
  • arm zeugopod
  • antebrachial region
  • regio antebrachialis
  • antebrachium
  • middle limb segment of proximal segment of free upper limb
  • brachial region middle limb segment
  • arm middle limb segment
  • lower segment of arm
  • zeugopod of brachial region
  • zeugopod of arm
  • brachial region zeugopod
has narrow synonym
  • wing zeugopod
has related synonym
  • fore epipodium
  • antebrachium
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:0002386
terminology notes
  • Naming conventions for pod terms under discussion within phenoscape group. TODO - add distinct term for skeleton and place AAO class here