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Descriptor English: Forelimb
Descriptor Spanish: Miembro Anterior
Descriptor Portuguese: Membro Anterior
Descriptor French: Membre thoracique
Entry term(s): Forelimbs
Tree number(s): A13.395
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005552
Scope note: A front limb of a quadruped. (The Random House College Dictionary, 1980)
Annotation: non-primate vertebrates only: for human use ARM; for invertebrates use EXTREMITIES; TN 75: animal extremities; TN 117: table of animal extremities
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Extremities (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 5686
Unique ID: D005552
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/03/29
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Forelimb - Preferred
Concept UI M0008746
Scope note A front limb of a quadruped. (The Random House College Dictionary, 1980)
Preferred term Forelimb
Entry term(s) Forelimbs



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