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Descriptor English: Scent Glands
Descriptor Spanish: Glándulas Odoríferas
Descriptor Portuguese: Glândulas Odoríferas
Descriptor French: Glandes à sécrétion odoriférante
Entry term(s): Gland, Scent
Glands, Scent
Scent Gland
Tree number(s): A13.820
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012543
Scope note: Exocrine glands in animals which secrete scents which either repel or attract other animals, e.g. perianal glands of skunks, anal glands of weasels, musk glands of foxes, ventral glands of wood rats, and dorsal glands of peccaries.
Annotation: animal only; includes skunk perianal glands, weasel anal glands, fox musk glands, wood rat ventral glands, peccary dorsal glands
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under EXOCRINE GLANDS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under EXOCRINE GLANDS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 12925
Unique ID: D012543
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: 1990/04/13
Scent Glands - Preferred
Concept UI M0019472
Scope note Exocrine glands in animals which secrete scents which either repel or attract other animals, e.g. perianal glands of skunks, anal glands of weasels, musk glands of foxes, ventral glands of wood rats, and dorsal glands of peccaries.
Preferred term Scent Glands
Entry term(s) Gland, Scent
Glands, Scent
Scent Gland



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