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Descriptor English: Chinchilla
Descriptor Spanish: Chinchilla
Descriptor Chinchilla
Scope note: Género de la familia Chinchillidae que consta de tres géneros: Lagidium, Lagostomus y Chinchilla. Se utilizan ampliamente en investigación biomédica.
Descriptor Portuguese: Chinchila
Descriptor French: Chinchilla
Entry term(s): Chinchillas
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.328
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002682
Scope note: A genus of the family Chinchillidae which consists of three species: C. brevicaudata, C. lanigera, and C. villidera. They are used extensively in biomedical research.
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: Rodentia (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 82; was CHINCHILLAS 1968-81
Online Note: use CHINCHILLA to search CHINCHILLAS 1968-81
History Note: 82; was CHINCHILLAS 1968-81
DeCS ID: 2728
Unique ID: D002682
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: 2017/07/11
Chinchilla - Preferred
Concept UI M0004094
Scope note A genus of the family Chinchillidae which consists of three species: C. brevicaudata, C. lanigera, and C. villidera. They are used extensively in biomedical research.
Preferred term Chinchilla
Entry term(s) Chinchillas



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