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Descriptor English: Sheep
Descriptor Spanish: Ovinos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ovinos
Descriptor French: Ovis
Entry term(s): Dall Sheep
Ovis
Ovis dalli
Sheep, Dall
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.500.380.791
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012756
Scope note: Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Annotation: SHEEP, DOMESTIC and SHEEP, BIGHORN are also available; SHEEP unspecified goes here
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
DeCS ID: 22672
Unique ID: D012756
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: 2017/07/12
Sheep - Preferred
Concept UI M0019766
Scope note Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Preferred term Sheep
Entry term(s) Ovis
Dall Sheep - Narrower
Concept UI M0405815
Preferred term Dall Sheep
Entry term(s) Ovis dalli
Sheep, Dall



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