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Descriptor in English: Lower Extremity
Descriptor in Spanish: Extremidad Inferior
Descriptor in Portuguese: Extremidade Inferior
Descriptor in French: Membre inférieur
Entry term(s): Extremities, Lower
Extremity, Lower
Limb, Lower
Limbs, Lower
Lower Extremities
Lower Limb
Lower Limbs
Membrum inferius
Tree number(s): A01.378.610
Scope note: The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.
Annotation: prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
History Note: 2003; use LEG 1987-2002
DeCS UI: 36500
Descriptor UI: D035002
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Lower Extremity - Preferred
Concept UI M0406670
Scope note The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.
Preferred term Lower Extremity
Entry term(s) Extremities, Lower
Extremity, Lower
Limb, Lower
Limbs, Lower
Lower Extremities
Lower Limb
Lower Limbs
Membrum inferius



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