Descriptor English: Coprophagia
Descriptor Spanish: Coprofagia
Descriptor coprofagia
Entry term(s) cecotrofia
Scope note: Ingesta de excrementos por parte de especies animales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Coprofagia
Descriptor French: Coprophagie
Entry term(s): Cecotrophy
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.547.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Eating of excrement by animal species.
Annotation: animal only; HUMAN COPROPHAGIA is available for humans
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Feces (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70
DeCS ID: 3323
Unique ID: D003303
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Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Coprophagia - Preferred
Concept UI M0579666
Scope note Eating of excrement by animal species.
Preferred term Coprophagia
Entry term(s) Coprophagies
Cecotrophy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733038
Preferred term Cecotrophy

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