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Descriptor English: Bison
Descriptor Spanish: Bison
Descriptor Portuguese: Bison
Descriptor French: Bisons
Entry term(s): American Buffalo
American Buffaloes
Bisons
Buffalo, American
Buffaloes, American
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.500.380.120
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016164
Scope note: A genus of the family Bovidae having two species: B. bison and B. bonasus. This concept is differentiated from BUFFALOES, which refers to Bubalus arnee and Syncerus caffer.
Annotation: note entry term BUFFALOES, AMERICAN: BUFFALOES is also available
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: Animal (1967-1990)
Artiodactyla (1973-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
DeCS ID: 28874
Unique ID: D016164
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/04/24
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Bison - Preferred
Concept UI M0024677
Scope note A genus of the family Bovidae having two species: B. bison and B. bonasus. This concept is differentiated from BUFFALOES, which refers to Bubalus arnee and Syncerus caffer.
Preferred term Bison
Entry term(s) Bisons
Buffaloes, American - Narrower
Concept UI M0024678
Preferred term Buffaloes, American
Entry term(s) American Buffalo
American Buffaloes
Buffalo, American



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