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Descriptor English: Pan paniscus
Descriptor Spanish: Pan paniscus
Descriptor Portuguese: Pan paniscus
Descriptor French: Pan paniscus
Entry term(s): Bonobo
Bonobos
Chimpanzee, Pygmy
Chimpanzees, Pygmy
Pygmy Chimpanzee
Pygmy Chimpanzees
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.400.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019974
Scope note: The pygmy chimpanzee, a species of the genus Pan, family HOMINIDAE. Its common name is Bonobo, which was once considered a separate genus by some; others considered it a subspecies of PAN TROGLODYTES. Its range is confined to the forests of the central Zaire basin. Despite its name, it is often of equal size to P. troglodytes.
Annotation: diseases: coordinate with APE DISEASES + specific disease /vet
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: Pan troglodytes (1972-1997)
Pongidae (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33281
Unique ID: D019974
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Pan paniscus - Preferred
Concept UI M0029673
Scope note The pygmy chimpanzee, a species of the genus Pan, family HOMINIDAE. Its common name is Bonobo, which was once considered a separate genus by some; others considered it a subspecies of PAN TROGLODYTES. Its range is confined to the forests of the central Zaire basin. Despite its name, it is often of equal size to P. troglodytes.
Preferred term Pan paniscus
Entry term(s) Bonobo
Bonobos
Chimpanzee, Pygmy
Chimpanzees, Pygmy
Pygmy Chimpanzee
Pygmy Chimpanzees



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