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Descriptor English: Rheiformes
Descriptor Spanish: Reiformes
Descriptor Portuguese: Reiformes
Descriptor French: Rheiformes
Entry term(s): American Ostrich
American Ostriches
American Ostrichs
Ostrich, American
Ostriches, American
Ostrichs, American
Rhea
Rhea americana
Rheas
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.600.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020311
Scope note: An order of large, long-necked, long-legged, flightless birds, found in South America. Known as rheas, they are sometimes called American ostriches, though they are in a separate order from true OSTRICHES.
Annotation: note entry term OSTRICH, AMERICAN: OSTRICHES see STRUTHIONIFORMES is available
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
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Birds (1971-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see RHEAS 1999-2004
History Note: 2005 (1999)
DeCS ID: 33708
Unique ID: D020311
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/11
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Rheiformes - Preferred
Concept UI M0029961
Scope note An order of large, long-necked, long-legged, flightless birds, found in South America. Known as rheas, they are sometimes called American ostriches, though they are in a separate order from true OSTRICHES.
Preferred term Rheiformes
Entry term(s) American Ostriches
Ostriches, American
Rheas
Rhea - Narrower
Concept UI M0452702
Scope note Genus in the family Rheidae, order RHEIFORMES, comprised of a single species, Rhea americana.
Preferred term Rhea
Ostrich, American - Narrower
Concept UI M0452701
Preferred term Ostrich, American
Entry term(s) American Ostrich
American Ostrichs
Ostrichs, American
Rhea americana



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