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Descriptor in English: Armadillos
Descriptor in Spanish: Armadillos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tatus
Descriptor in French: Tatous
Entry term(s): Armadillo
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.999.200
Scope note: Burrowing, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Dasypodidae having bodies and heads encased in small bony plates. They are widely distributed in the warmer parts of the Americas.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 91(75); was see under EDENTATA 1975-90
DeCS UI: 1139
Descriptor UI: D001135
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Armadillos - Preferred
Concept UI M0001701
Scope note Burrowing, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Dasypodidae having bodies and heads encased in small bony plates. They are widely distributed in the warmer parts of the Americas.
Preferred term Armadillos
Entry term(s) Armadillo



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