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Hindlimb Suspension MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hindlimb Suspension
Tree Number(s)
E05.472.760.370
E05.977.400
N06.230.150.440.950.400
Unique ID
D019417
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019417
Scope Note
Technique for limiting use, activity, or movement by immobilizing or restraining animal by suspending from hindlimbs or tails. This immobilization is used to simulate some effects of reduced gravity and study weightlessness physiology.
Entry Term(s)
Hindlimb Elevation
Hindlimb Immobilization
Hindlimb Unloading
Skeletal Unloading
Tail Suspension
Previous Indexing
Immobilization (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Hindlimb Suspension Preferred
Tail Suspension Related
Skeletal Unloading Related
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