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Anatomy Term: femur
XAO ID: 0003214
Definition: "Either of the paired, elongate, cylindrical bones of endochondral origin that form the thighs, extending from the pelvic girdles to the knees. Proximal bone of the hind leg, which begins to ossify at NF stage 55."
Stage Range: NF stage 55 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
femur rudiment NF stage 51 to NF stage 55
Develops Into:
Parent(s): femur rudiment


Parent(s): endochondral bone (is_a) hindlimb skeleton (part_of) hindlimb stylopod (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY