Descriptor English: Wolves
Descriptor Spanish: Lobos
Descriptor lobos
Entry term(s) Canis lupus
Canis rufus
Canis simensis
Scope note: Cualquiera de los diversos mamíferos carnívoros grandes de la familia Canidae que suelen cazar en grupos. Antiguamente eran comunes en todo el hemisferio norte, pero ahora se limitan fundamentalmente a las zonas más despobladas. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Lobos
Descriptor French: Loups
Entry term(s): Canis lupus
Canis rufus
Canis simensis
Ethiopian Wolf
Gray Wolf
Red Wolf
Wolf, Ethiopian
Wolf, Gray
Wolf, Red
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.216.900
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Any of several large carnivorous mammals of the family CANIDAE that usually hunt in packs.
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: Carnivora (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33279
Unique ID: D019596
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Wolves - Preferred
Concept UI M0029096
Scope note Any of several large carnivorous mammals of the family CANIDAE that usually hunt in packs.
Preferred term Wolves
Entry term(s) Wolf
Canis rufus - Narrower
Concept UI M0452479
Preferred term Canis rufus
Entry term(s) Red Wolf
Wolf, Red
Canis simensis - Narrower
Concept UI M0452482
Preferred term Canis simensis
Entry term(s) Ethiopian Wolf
Wolf, Ethiopian
Canis lupus - Narrower
Concept UI M0452478
Preferred term Canis lupus
Entry term(s) Gray Wolf
Wolf, Gray

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