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Descriptor English: Butterflies
Descriptor Spanish: Mariposas Diurnas
Descriptor Portuguese: Borboletas
Descriptor French: Papillons
Entry term(s): Butterfly
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.937.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002080
Scope note: Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.
Annotation: /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under LEPIDOPTERA 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under LEPIDOPTERA 1975-90
DeCS ID: 2113
Unique ID: D002080
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: 2017/07/11
Butterflies - Preferred
Concept UI M0003099
Scope note Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.
Preferred term Butterflies
Entry term(s) Butterfly



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