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Descriptor English: Poultry
Descriptor Spanish: Aves de Corral
Descriptor Portuguese: Aves Domésticas
Descriptor French: Volaille
Entry term(s): Domestic Fowl
Domestic Fowls
Fowl, Domestic
Fowls, Domestic
Poultries
Tree number(s): B01.050.050.116.625
B01.050.150.900.248.690
G07.203.300.600.750
J02.500.600.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011200
Scope note: Domesticated birds raised for food. It typically includes CHICKENS; TURKEYS, DUCKS; GEESE; and others.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; differentiate from BIRDS: "birds" in zoos, parks, forest, streets, pet shops = BIRDS, "birds" in barnyard, hatchery, butcher shop = POULTRY; canned poultry meat: see note at POULTRY PRODUCTS
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
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS ID: 11638
Unique ID: D011200
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Poultry - Preferred
Concept UI M0017389
Scope note Domesticated birds raised for food. It typically includes CHICKENS; TURKEYS, DUCKS; GEESE; and others.
Preferred term Poultry
Entry term(s) Domestic Fowl
Domestic Fowls
Fowl, Domestic
Fowls, Domestic
Poultries



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