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Descriptor English: Carnivora
Descriptor Spanish: Carnívoros
Descriptor Portuguese: Carnívoros
Descriptor French: Carnivora
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002335
Scope note: An order of MAMMALS, usually flesh eaters with appropriate dentition. Suborders include the terrestrial carnivores Fissipedia, and the aquatic carnivores CANIFORMIA.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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: 2376
Unique ID: D002335
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: 2017/07/13
Carnivora - Preferred
Concept UI M0003501
Scope note An order of MAMMALS, usually flesh eaters with appropriate dentition. Suborders include the terrestrial carnivores Fissipedia, and the aquatic carnivores CANIFORMIA.
Preferred term Carnivora



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