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Descriptor English: Primates
Descriptor Spanish: Primates
Descriptor Portuguese: Primatas
Descriptor French: Primates
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011323
Scope note: An order of mammals consisting of more than 300 species that include LEMURS; LORISIDAE; TARSIERS; MONKEYS; and HOMINIDS. They are characterized by a relatively large brain when compared with other terrestrial mammals, forward-facing eyes, the presence of a CALCARINE SULCUS, and specialized MECHANORECEPTORS in the hands and feet which allow the perception of light touch.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AB malformations
AH anatomie et histologie
BL sang
CF liquide cérébrospinal
CL classification
EM embryologie
GD croissance et développement
GE génétique
IM immunologie
IN traumatismes
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
PX psychologie
SU chirurgie
UR urine
VI virologie
DeCS ID: 11759
Unique ID: D011323
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: 2017/07/11
Primates - Preferred
Concept UI M0017579
Preferred term Primates



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