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Descriptor English:   Whale, Killer 
Descriptor Spanish:   Orca 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Orca 
Synonyms English:   Killer Whale
Killer Whales
Orcinus orca
Whales, Killer  
Tree Number:   B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.267.900
Definition English:   The species Orcinus orca, in the family Delphinidae, characterized by its black and white coloration, and huge triangular dorsal fin. It is the largest member of the DOLPHINS and derives its name from the fact that it is a fearsome predator. 
History Note English:   2006; use DOLPHINS 1998-2005 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification EM embryology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PH physiology
PX psychology SU surgery
UR urine VI virology
Record Number:   50385 
Unique Identifier:   D050685 

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