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Descriptor English: Acinonyx
Descriptor Spanish: Acinonyx
Descriptor Portuguese: Acinonyx
Descriptor French: Acinonyx
Entry term(s): Cheetah
Cheetahs
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.377.750.030
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002612
Scope note: A genus of long-legged, swift-moving felines (FELIDAE) from Africa (and formerly Asia) about the size of a small leopard.
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
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see CHEETAHS 1991-2004, see CARNIVORA 1975-1990
History Note: 2005 (1975)
DeCS ID: 2657
Unique ID: D002612
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
Acinonyx - Preferred
Concept UI M0004000
Scope note A genus of long-legged, swift-moving felines (FELIDAE) from Africa (and formerly Asia) about the size of a small leopard.
Preferred term Acinonyx
Entry term(s) Cheetah
Cheetahs



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