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mx id: 6297 | OBO id: HAO:0001552 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001552
knee
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Definition:
The anatomical cluster that consists of the distal part of the femur and the proximal part of the tibia.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The knee is a anatomical cluster.
The knee is part of the leg.

Label usage (sensu)
knee by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
knee by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Term sometimes used for the region of a leg around the articulation between the tibia and femur, that is, a region composed of the apex of the femur and the base of the tibia.
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
  Cross reference: None provided.


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