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Descriptor English: Finches
Descriptor Spanish: Pinzones
Descriptor Portuguese: Tentilhões
Descriptor French: Fringillidae
Entry term(s): Finch
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.620.750.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046369
Scope note: Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.
Annotation:
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 (1965-1998)
Songbirds (1999-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see SONGBIRDS 1999-2004
History Note: 2005; use SONGBIRDS 1999-2004
DeCS ID: 38441
Unique ID: D046369
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
Finches - Preferred
Concept UI M0029952
Scope note Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.
Preferred term Finches
Entry term(s) Finch



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