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

lower extremity zeugopod

hindlimb zeugopodium

crus of hindlimb

hindlimb zeudopodium

posterior region of leg

intermediate segment of free lower limb

lower leg

hind limb middle limb segment

regio surae

crus

lower extremity middle limb segment

sura

posterior leg region

middle limb segment of hindlimb

shank

zeugopod of hind limb

regio cruris posterior

hindlimb zeugopod

zeugopod of hindlimb

hindlimb middle limb segment

calf of leg

hindlimb epipodium

sural region

hind limb zeudopodium

middle limb segment of hind limb

hind limb zeugopod

posterior curral region

posterior part of leg

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