An organism subdivision that includes both an appendage and its associated girdle region. Note that this includes both the skeletal elements and associated tissues (integument, muscle, etc). [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/wiki/Appendages-and-the-appendicular-skeleton https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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contributor
  • https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9114-8737
creation date
  • 2012-04-23T10:46:51Z
definition
  • An organism subdivision that includes both an appendage and its associated girdle region. Note that this includes both the skeletal elements and associated tissues (integument, muscle, etc).
editor note
  • It is still called a complex when one of the two parts is missing (?) There are fossil fishes with only an outgrowth (no record of a girdle), including thelodonts (which have a suprabranchial fin) as well as some anaspids which have a distinctive 'paired fin' (with differing published assertions on whether it's homologous to a pec fin or pelvic fin or both or neither). There are many fishes and other vertebrates with only a girdle and no outgrowth.[VSAO]
external comment
  • It is still called a complex when one of the two parts is missing (?) There are fossil fishes with only an outgrowth (no record of a girdle), including thelodonts (which have a suprabranchial fin) as well as some anaspids which have a distinctive 'paired fin' (with differing published assertions on whether it's homologous to a pec fin or pelvic fin or both or neither). There are many fishes and other vertebrates with only a girdle and no outgrowth.[VSAO]
external definition
  • Anatomical group that consists of the soft and skeletal tissues of the appendicular region of the body and the appendage proper.[VSAO]
external ontology notes
  • note that the FMA uses the term 'limb' to refer to the entire appendage complex (free limb plus girdle region)
has exact synonym
  • appendage/girdle complex
  • appendage-girdle complex
  • appendage complex
  • girdle plus limb or fin
id
  • UBERON:0010707