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Descriptor English: Walruses
Descriptor Spanish: Morsas
Descriptor Portuguese: Morsas
Descriptor French: Morses
Entry term(s): Odobenidae
Odobenus rosmarus
Walrus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.821
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014856
Scope note: The family Odobenidae, suborder PINNIPEDIA, order CARNIVORA. It is represented by a single species of large, nearly hairless mammal found on Arctic shorelines, whose upper canines are modified into tusks.
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 WALRUS 1991-2004, see PINNIPEDIA 1975-1990
History Note: 2005 (1975)
DeCS ID: 15258
Unique ID: D014856
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Walruses - Preferred
Concept UI M0022868
Scope note The family Odobenidae, suborder PINNIPEDIA, order CARNIVORA. It is represented by a single species of large, nearly hairless mammal found on Arctic shorelines, whose upper canines are modified into tusks.
Preferred term Walruses
Entry term(s) Odobenidae
Odobenus rosmarus - Narrower
Concept UI M0452625
Preferred term Odobenus rosmarus
Entry term(s) Walrus



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