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Descriptor English: Animal Experimentation
Descriptor Spanish: Experimentación Animal
Descriptor Portuguese: Experimentação Animal
Descriptor French: Expérimentation animale
Entry term(s): Animal Experiment
Animal Experimental Use
Animal Experimental Uses
Animal Experiments
Animal Research
Experiment, Animal
Experimental Use, Animal
Experimental Uses, Animal
Experimentation, Animal
Experiments, Animal
Research, Animal
Tree number(s): E05.017
H01.770.644.053
VS3.003.001.006.005.003.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032761
Scope note: The use of animals as investigational subjects.
Annotation: IM for moral, legal, ethical, social, and religious aspects of experiments on animals; do not routinely add for specific research studies involving animals
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Animal Welfare (1978-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see ANIMAL WELFARE 1987-2002; for ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS see ANIMAL 1978-2003
History Note: 2003; use ANIMAL WELFARE 1987-2002; for ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS use ANIMALS 1978-2003
Related: Animal Use Alternatives MeSH
Bioethical Issues MeSH
Ethics, Research MeSH
Models, Animal MeSH
DeCS ID: 37575
Unique ID: D032761
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Animal Experimentation - Preferred
Concept UI M0001231
Scope note The use of animals as investigational subjects.
Preferred term Animal Experimentation
Entry term(s) Animal Experimental Use
Animal Experimental Uses
Animal Research
Experimental Use, Animal
Experimental Uses, Animal
Experimentation, Animal
Research, Animal
Animal Experiments - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0001221
Preferred term Animal Experiments
Entry term(s) Animal Experiment
Experiment, Animal
Experiments, Animal



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