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Descriptor English: Cercopithecus
Descriptor Spanish: Cercopithecus
Descriptor Portuguese: Cercopithecus
Descriptor French: Cercopithecus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.199.120.126
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002521
Scope note: A genus of Old World monkeys found in Africa although some species have been introduced into the West Indies. This genus is composed of at least twenty species: C. AETHIOPS, C. ascanius, C. campbelli, C. cephus, C. denti, C. diana, C. dryas, C. erythrogaster, C. erythrotis, C. hamlyni, C. lhoesti, C. mitis, C. mona, C. neglectus, C. nictitans, C. petaurista, C. pogonias, C. preussi, C. salongo, and C. wolfi.
Annotation: NIM when experimental animal; diseases: coordinate with MONKEY DISEASES
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
Previous Indexing: Monkeys (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 2558
Unique ID: D002521
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Cercopithecus - Preferred
Concept UI M0003847
Scope note A genus of Old World monkeys found in Africa although some species have been introduced into the West Indies. This genus is composed of at least twenty species: C. AETHIOPS, C. ascanius, C. campbelli, C. cephus, C. denti, C. diana, C. dryas, C. erythrogaster, C. erythrotis, C. hamlyni, C. lhoesti, C. mitis, C. mona, C. neglectus, C. nictitans, C. petaurista, C. pogonias, C. preussi, C. salongo, and C. wolfi.
Preferred term Cercopithecus



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