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Descriptor English: Saimiri
Descriptor Spanish: Saimiri
Descriptor Portuguese: Saimiri
Descriptor French: Saimiri
Entry term(s): Monkey, Squirrel
Monkeys, Squirrel
Saimirus
Squirrel Monkey
Squirrel Monkeys
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.600.150.710.710
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012453
Scope note: A genus of the family CEBIDAE consisting of four species: S. boliviensis, S. orstedii (red-backed squirrel monkey), S. sciureus (common squirrel monkey), and S. ustus. They inhabit tropical rain forests in Central and South America. S. sciureus is used extensively in research studies.
Annotation: NIM when experimental animal; diseases: coordinate with MONKEY DISEASES
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
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CEBIDAE 1981-90; was SQUIRREL MONKEYS see under MONKEYS 1975-80
Online Note: use SAIMIRI to search SQUIRREL MONKEYS 1975-80
History Note: 91(81); was see under CEBIDAE 1981-90; was SQUIRREL MONKEYS see under MONKEYS 1975-80
DeCS ID: 12828
Unique ID: D012453
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Saimiri - Preferred
Concept UI M0019350
Scope note A genus of the family CEBIDAE consisting of four species: S. boliviensis, S. orstedii (red-backed squirrel monkey), S. sciureus (common squirrel monkey), and S. ustus. They inhabit tropical rain forests in Central and South America. S. sciureus is used extensively in research studies.
Preferred term Saimiri
Entry term(s) Monkey, Squirrel
Monkeys, Squirrel
Saimirus
Squirrel Monkey
Squirrel Monkeys



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