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

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The middle limb segment of the pelvic free limb, between the autopod and stylopod segments. Includes as parts the hindlimb zeugopodial skeleton, which includes as parts the tibia and fibula, or their cartilage precursors, or evolutionary variants.
external ontology notes
  • FMA:24979 denotes the middle segment (zeugopod), its placement here is correct. See obo-anatomy archives for discussion
has exact synonym
  • middle limb segment of hind limb
  • calf of leg
  • hindlimb epipodium
  • regio cruris posterior
  • posterior region of leg
  • hindlimb zeugopod
  • hindlimb middle limb segment
  • hindlimb zeugopodium
  • crus
  • lower extremity zeugopod
  • middle limb segment of hindlimb
  • shank
  • hindlimb zeudopodium
  • crus of hindlimb
  • sura
  • hind limb zeudopodium
  • posterior curral region
  • posterior leg region
  • lower leg
  • lower extremity middle limb segment
  • intermediate segment of free lower limb
  • zeugopod of hind limb
  • zeugopod of hindlimb
  • hind limb zeugopod
  • regio surae
  • hind limb middle limb segment
  • posterior part of leg
  • sural region
has related synonym
  • hind epipodium
  • leg
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:0003823
terminology notes
  • Naming conventions for pod terms under discussion within phenoscape group. TODO - add distinct term for skeleton and place AAO class here