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Descriptor English: Leg Bones
Descriptor Spanish: Huesos de la Pierna
Descriptor Portuguese: Ossos da Perna
Descriptor French: Os de la jambe
Entry term(s): Bone, Leg
Bones of Leg
Bones, Leg
Leg Bone
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.043.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007867
Scope note: The bones of the free part of the lower extremity in humans and of any of the four extremities in animals. It includes the PATELLA; TIBIA; and FIBULA.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; primates only; Manual 21.58
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: Leg (1966-1997)
specific bones of leg (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98; use explode 1975-97
DeCS ID: 8045
Unique ID: D007867
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/01
Leg Bones - Preferred
Concept UI M0012282
Scope note The bones of the free part of the lower extremity in humans and of any of the four extremities in animals. It includes the PATELLA; TIBIA; and FIBULA.
Preferred term Leg Bones
Entry term(s) Bone, Leg
Bones of Leg
Bones, Leg
Leg Bone



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