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Descriptor English: Scandentia
Descriptor Spanish: Escandentios
Descriptor Portuguese: Escandêntias
Descriptor French: Scandentia
Entry term(s): Scandentias
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.996
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016675
Scope note: An order of the class MAMMALS that consists of one family, TUPAIIDAE (tree shrews), 5 genera (one of which is TUPAIA), and 16 species. Their recent distribution is from India to the Philippines, southern China to Java, Borneo, Sumatra, Bali, and other islands in those regions.
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
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 29826
Unique ID: D016675
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Scandentia - Preferred
Concept UI M0025408
Scope note An order of the class MAMMALS that consists of one family, TUPAIIDAE (tree shrews), 5 genera (one of which is TUPAIA), and 16 species. Their recent distribution is from India to the Philippines, southern China to Java, Borneo, Sumatra, Bali, and other islands in those regions.
Preferred term Scandentia
Entry term(s) Scandentias



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