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Descriptor in English: Gerbillinae
Descriptor in Spanish: Gerbillinae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Gerbillinae
Descriptor in French: Gerbillinae
Entry term(s): Gerbil
Gerbils
Jird
Jirds
Merione
Meriones
Psammomys
Rat, Sand
Rats, Sand
Sand Rat
Sand Rats
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.300
Scope note: A subfamily of the Muridae consisting of several genera including Gerbillus, Rhombomys, Tatera, Meriones, and Psammomys.
Annotation: NIM when experimental animal
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
Online Note: use GERBILLINAE to search GERBILS 1968-81; use MICROTINAE to search PSAMMOMYS 1982-90
History Note: 82; was GERBILS 1968-81; PSAMMOMYS was see CRICETIDAE 1982-90
DeCS UI: 29397
Descriptor UI: D005849
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Gerbillinae - Preferred
Concept UI M0009189
Scope note A subfamily of the Muridae consisting of several genera including Gerbillus, Rhombomys, Tatera, Meriones, and Psammomys.
Preferred term Gerbillinae
Rats, Sand - Narrower
Concept UI M0009193
Preferred term Rats, Sand
Entry term(s) Rat, Sand
Sand Rat
Sand Rats
Psammomys - Narrower
Concept UI M0009192
Preferred term Psammomys
Gerbils - Narrower
Concept UI M0009190
Preferred term Gerbils
Entry term(s) Gerbil
Meriones - Narrower
Concept UI M0009191
Preferred term Meriones
Entry term(s) Jird
Jirds
Merione



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