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Hindlimb Suspension

"Hindlimb Suspension" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hindlimb Suspension" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hindlimb Suspension" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 45 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.