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Descriptor English: Vertebrates
Descriptor Spanish: Vertebrados
Descriptor Portuguese: Vertebrados
Descriptor French: Vertébrés
Entry term(s): Vertebrate
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014714
Scope note: Animals having a vertebral column, members of the phylum Chordata, subphylum Craniata comprising mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
Annotation: avoid: too general; prefer specific classes, orders, families & genera
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: 15118
Unique ID: D014714
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: 2018/02/28
Vertebrates - Preferred
Concept UI M0022624
Scope note Animals having a vertebral column, members of the phylum Chordata, subphylum Craniata comprising mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
Preferred term Vertebrates
Entry term(s) Vertebrate



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