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Descriptor English: Crows
Descriptor Spanish: Cuervos
Descriptor Portuguese: Corvos
Descriptor French: Corneilles
Entry term(s): Corvus
Crow
Jackdaw
Jackdaws
Raven
Ravens
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.620.750.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046368
Scope note: Common name for the largest birds in the order PASSERIFORMES, family Corvidae. These omnivorous black birds comprise most of the species in the genus Corvus, along with ravens and jackdaws (which are often also referred to as crows).
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 (1967-1997)
Songbirds (1998-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see SONGBIRDS 1999-2004
History Note: 2005; use SONGBIRDS 1999-2004
DeCS ID: 38440
Unique ID: D046368
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Crows - Preferred
Concept UI M0029951
Scope note Common name for the largest birds in the order PASSERIFORMES, family Corvidae. These omnivorous black birds comprise most of the species in the genus Corvus, along with ravens and jackdaws (which are often also referred to as crows).
Preferred term Crows
Entry term(s) Crow
Jackdaws - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0454082
Preferred term Jackdaws
Entry term(s) Jackdaw
Ravens - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0454081
Preferred term Ravens
Entry term(s) Raven
Corvus - Broader
Concept UI M0454080
Scope note A genus in the family Corvidae comprising mostly CROWS but also ravens, and jackdaws.
Preferred term Corvus



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