A major subdivision of a mature or developing limb, including both skeletal elements (or the mesenchyme that gives rise to the skeletal elements) and associated tissues, such as muscle, connective tissue, integument. Examples: autopod region, zeugopod region, stylopod region, metapodial region, arm region. Excludes the limb girdles. [ https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

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definition
  • A major subdivision of a mature or developing limb, including both skeletal elements (or the mesenchyme that gives rise to the skeletal elements) and associated tissues, such as muscle, connective tissue, integument. Examples: autopod region, zeugopod region, stylopod region, metapodial region, arm region. Excludes the limb girdles.
editor note
  • TODO - align this with the CARO2 class 'appendage segment'; note the FMA class does not appear to require repetition
external ontology notes
  • FMA has both limb segment and free limb segment, the former includes the girdles. Note that MA uses the term more generally and includes A,S,Z,S+Z(arm/leg), whereas FMA is just A,S,Z
has exact synonym
  • free limb segment
  • segment of limb
  • subdivision of limb
has related synonym
  • region of limb
  • extremity part
  • limb region
id
  • UBERON:0002529