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Descriptor English: Swallows
Descriptor Spanish: Golondrinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Andorinhas
Descriptor French: Hirondelles
Entry term(s): Barn Swallow
Barn Swallows
Hirundinidae
Swallow, Barn
Swallows, Barn
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.620.750.725
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046388
Scope note: The family Hirundinidae, comprised of small BIRDS that hunt flying INSECTS while in sustained flight.
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: 38444
Unique ID: D046388
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
Swallows - Preferred
Concept UI M0029950
Scope note The family Hirundinidae, comprised of small BIRDS that hunt flying INSECTS while in sustained flight.
Preferred term Swallows
Entry term(s) Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow - Narrower
Concept UI M0454106
Preferred term Barn Swallow
Entry term(s) Barn Swallows
Swallow, Barn
Swallows, Barn



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