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Descriptor English: Hindlimb
Descriptor Spanish: Miembro Posterior
Descriptor Portuguese: Membro Posterior
Descriptor French: Membre pelvien
Entry term(s): Hindlimbs
Tree number(s): A13.473
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006614
Scope note: Either of two extremities of four-footed non-primate land animals. It usually consists of a FEMUR; TIBIA; and FIBULA; tarsals; METATARSALS; and TOES. (From Storer et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p73)
Annotation: non-primate vertebrates only; for primates use LEG
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)
Leg (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 1968
History Note: 1968
DeCS ID: 6772
Unique ID: D006614
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/13
Hindlimb - Preferred
Concept UI M0010359
Scope note Either of two extremities of four-footed non-primate land animals. It usually consists of a FEMUR; TIBIA; and FIBULA; tarsals; METATARSALS; and TOES. (From Storer et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p73)
Preferred term Hindlimb
Entry term(s) Hindlimbs



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