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Descriptor English: Fur Seals
Descriptor Spanish: Lobos Marinos
Descriptor Portuguese: Otárias
Descriptor French: Otaries à fourrure
Entry term(s): Arctocephalus
Callorhinus
Eared Seal
Eared Seals
Fur Seal
Seal, Eared
Seal, Fur
Seals, Eared
Seals, Fur
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.288
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046069
Scope note: A group comprised of several species of eared seals found in two genera, in the family Otariidae. In comparison to SEA LIONS, they have an especially dense wooly undercoat.
Annotation: SEALS, EARLESS and SEA LIONS are also available
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
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see SEALS 1990-2004
History Note: 2005; use SEALS, EARLESS 1990-2004
DeCS ID: 38469
Unique ID: D046069
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: 2018/06/30
Fur Seals - Preferred
Concept UI M0452621
Scope note A group comprised of several species of eared seals found in two genera, in the family Otariidae. In comparison to SEA LIONS, they have an especially dense wooly undercoat.
Preferred term Fur Seals
Entry term(s) Eared Seal
Eared Seals
Fur Seal
Seal, Eared
Seal, Fur
Seals, Eared
Seals, Fur
Callorhinus - Narrower
Concept UI M0452623
Scope note A genus of fur seals in the family Otariidae comprised of one species, Callorhinus ursinus, the Northern fur seal.
Preferred term Callorhinus
Arctocephalus - Narrower
Concept UI M0452622
Scope note A genus of fur seals in the family Otariidae, which includes the South American, New Zealand, and Galapagos fur seals among other species.
Preferred term Arctocephalus



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