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Descriptor English: Puma
Descriptor Spanish: Puma
Descriptor Portuguese: Puma
Descriptor French: Puma
Entry term(s): Cougar
Cougars
Felis concolor
Florida Panther
Lion, Mountain
Lions, Mountain
Mountain Lion
Mountain Lions
Panther, Florida
Puma concolor
Puma concolor coryi
Pumas
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.377.750.630
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046011
Scope note: A genus in the family FELIDAE comprising one species, Puma concolor. It is a large, long-tailed, feline of uniform color. The names puma, cougar, and mountain lion are used interchangeably for this species. There are more than 20 subspecies.
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
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Carnivora (1969-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005; use CARNIVORA 1998-2004
History Note: 2005; use CARNIVORA 1998-2004
DeCS ID: 38466
Unique ID: D046011
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: 2017/07/12
Puma - Preferred
Concept UI M0003521
Scope note A genus in the family FELIDAE comprising one species, Puma concolor. It is a large, long-tailed, feline of uniform color. The names puma, cougar, and mountain lion are used interchangeably for this species. There are more than 20 subspecies.
Preferred term Puma
Entry term(s) Pumas
Florida Panther - Narrower
Concept UI M0452458
Scope note A subspecies of PUMA CONCOLOR.
Preferred term Florida Panther
Entry term(s) Panther, Florida
Puma concolor coryi
Puma concolor - Narrower
Concept UI M0452404
Preferred term Puma concolor
Entry term(s) Cougar
Cougars
Felis concolor
Lion, Mountain
Lions, Mountain
Mountain Lion
Mountain Lions



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