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Descriptor English: Mephitidae
Descriptor Spanish: Mephitidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Mephitidae
Descriptor French: Mephitidae
Entry term(s): Conepatus
Hog nosed Skunks
Hog-nosed Skunk
Hog-nosed Skunks
Hooded Skunk
Hooded Skunks
Mephitis
Skunk
Skunk, Hog-nosed
Skunk, Hooded
Skunk, Spotted
Skunk, Striped
Skunks
Skunks, Hog-nosed
Skunks, Hooded
Skunks, Spotted
Skunks, Striped
Spilogalae
Spotted Skunk
Spotted Skunks
Striped Skunk
Striped Skunks
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.479
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012889
Scope note: The family of omnivorous New World skunks, showing typical warning coloration of patterned black and white and able to eject a malodorous secretion when the animal is startled or in danger.
Annotation:
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: 2005; see SKUNKS 1991-2004, see CARNIVORA 1975-1990
History Note: 2005 (1975)
DeCS ID: 13270
Unique ID: D012889
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Mephitidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0019951
Scope note The family of omnivorous New World skunks, showing typical warning coloration of patterned black and white and able to eject a malodorous secretion when the animal is startled or in danger.
Preferred term Mephitidae
Entry term(s) Skunk
Skunks
Mephitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0019954
Preferred term Mephitis
Striped Skunks - Narrower
Concept UI M0019956
Preferred term Striped Skunks
Entry term(s) Skunk, Striped
Skunks, Striped
Striped Skunk
Spotted Skunks - Narrower
Concept UI M0019953
Preferred term Spotted Skunks
Entry term(s) Skunk, Spotted
Skunks, Spotted
Spilogalae
Spotted Skunk
Hooded Skunks - Narrower
Concept UI M0019955
Preferred term Hooded Skunks
Entry term(s) Hooded Skunk
Skunk, Hooded
Skunks, Hooded
Hog-nosed Skunks - Narrower
Concept UI M0019952
Preferred term Hog-nosed Skunks
Entry term(s) Conepatus
Hog nosed Skunks
Hog-nosed Skunk
Skunk, Hog-nosed
Skunks, Hog-nosed



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