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Descriptor in English: Cebidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Cebidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cebidae
Descriptor in French: Cebidae
Entry term(s): Platyrrhina
Platyrrhinas
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.600.150
Scope note: A family of New World monkeys in the infraorder PLATYRRHINI, consisting of nine subfamilies: ALOUATTINAE; AOTINAE; Atelinae; Callicebinae; CALLIMICONINAE; CALLITRICHINAE; CEBINAE; Pithecinae; and SAIMIRINAE. They inhabit the forests of South and Central America, comprising the largest family of South American monkeys.
Annotation: index NIM with no qualifiers when an experimental animal; diseases: coordinate IM with MONKEY DISEASES (IM)
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
History Note: 81
DeCS UI: 21013
Descriptor UI: D002427
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/07
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Cebidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003699
Scope note A family of New World monkeys in the infraorder PLATYRRHINI, consisting of nine subfamilies: ALOUATTINAE; AOTINAE; Atelinae; Callicebinae; CALLIMICONINAE; CALLITRICHINAE; CEBINAE; Pithecinae; and SAIMIRINAE. They inhabit the forests of South and Central America, comprising the largest family of South American monkeys.
Preferred term Cebidae
Entry term(s) Platyrrhina
Platyrrhinas



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