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Descriptor English: Sigmodontinae
Descriptor Spanish: Sigmodontinae
Descriptor Portuguese: Sigmodontinae
Descriptor French: Sigmodontinae
Entry term(s): Cotton Rat
Cotton Rats
Hesperomyinae
Hesperomyines
Neotoma
Oryzomys
Rat, Cotton
Rat, Rice
Rats, Cotton
Rats, Rice
Rice Rat
Rice Rats
Sigmodon
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.075.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016205
Scope note: A subfamily of the family MURIDAE comprised of 69 genera. New World mice and rats are included in this subfamily.
Annotation: for entry term RATS, RICE and other species commonly called "rats" but taxonomically SIGMODONTINAE, do not use the check tag RATS.
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: Microtinae (1982-1990)
Rats (1966-1981)
Rodentia (1966-1981)
Public MeSH Note: 2006; see HESPEROMYINAE 1991-2005; for NEOTOMA, SIGMODON, and RATS, COTTON see CRICETIDAE 1982-1990
History Note: 2006 (1991); for NEOTOMA, SIGMODON, and RATS, COTTON use ARVICOLINAE 1982-1990
DeCS ID: 28978
Unique ID: D016205
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/06/06
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Sigmodontinae - Preferred
Concept UI M0024743
Scope note A subfamily of the family MURIDAE comprised of 69 genera. New World mice and rats are included in this subfamily.
Preferred term Sigmodontinae
Entry term(s) Hesperomyinae
Hesperomyines
Sigmodon - Narrower
Concept UI M0024742
Preferred term Sigmodon
Rats, Cotton - Narrower
Concept UI M0024741
Preferred term Rats, Cotton
Entry term(s) Cotton Rat
Cotton Rats
Rat, Cotton
Rats, Rice - Narrower
Concept UI M0024745
Preferred term Rats, Rice
Entry term(s) Rat, Rice
Rice Rat
Rice Rats
Neotoma - Narrower
Concept UI M0024740
Preferred term Neotoma
Oryzomys - Narrower
Concept UI M0024744
Preferred term Oryzomys



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