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Descriptor English: Chickens
Descriptor Spanish: Pollos
Descriptor pollos
Entry term(s) Gallus gallus
Scope note: Nombre común para la especie Gallus gallus, ave doméstica. Desciende del ave roja de la jungla de la ASIA SUDORIENTAL.
Descriptor Portuguese: Galinhas
Descriptor French: Poulets
Entry term(s): Chicken
Gallus domesticus
Gallus gallus
Gallus gallus domesticus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.350.150
B01.050.150.900.248.690.192
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002645
Scope note: Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
Annotation: diseases: coord IM with POULTRY DISEASES (IM); canned chicken: coord IM with FOOD PRESERVATION
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Entry Combination: embryology:Chick Embryo
Previous Indexing: Poultry (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 2691
Unique ID: D002645
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Chickens - Preferred
Concept UI M0004042
Scope note Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
Preferred term Chickens
Entry term(s) Chicken
Gallus domesticus
Gallus gallus
Gallus gallus domesticus



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