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Descriptor English: Equidae
Descriptor Spanish: Equidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Equidae
Descriptor French: Equidae
Entry term(s): Ass
Asses
Donkey
Donkeys
Equus asinus
Mule
Mules
Zebra
Zebras
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.984.235
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018397
Scope note: A family of hoofed MAMMALS consisting of HORSES, donkeys, and zebras. Members of this family are strict herbivores and can be classified as either browsers or grazers depending on how they feed.
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: Horses (1966-1994)
Perissodactyla (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32261
Unique ID: D018397
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/01/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Equidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0027623
Scope note A family of hoofed MAMMALS consisting of HORSES, donkeys, and zebras. Members of this family are strict herbivores and can be classified as either browsers or grazers depending on how they feed.
Preferred term Equidae
Mules - Narrower
Concept UI M0027625
Scope note Non-fertile offspring of a female horse and male donkey.
Preferred term Mules
Entry term(s) Mule
Donkeys - Narrower
Concept UI M0027624
Preferred term Donkeys
Entry term(s) Ass
Asses
Donkey
Equus asinus
Zebras - Narrower
Concept UI M0027626
Preferred term Zebras
Entry term(s) Zebra



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