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Descriptor English: Viverridae
Descriptor Spanish: Viverridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Viverridae
Descriptor French: Viverridae
Entry term(s): Cat, Civet
Cats, Civet
Civet
Civet Cat
Civet Cats
Civets
Genets
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.377.984
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045949
Scope note: The family of civets which are small and medium-sized Old World carnivores, often striped or spotted.
Annotation: note entry terms: CIVET, MALAGASY see EUPLERIDAE and AFRICAN PALM CIVET see NANDINIIDAE 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
Previous Indexing: Carnivora (1967-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see CARNIVORA 1998-2004; for CIVET CATS see CARNIVORA 2004
History Note: 2005; use CARNIVORA 1998-2004; for CIVET CATS use CARNIVORA 2004
DeCS ID: 38474
Unique ID: D045949
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
Viverridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003534
Scope note The family of civets which are small and medium-sized Old World carnivores, often striped or spotted.
Preferred term Viverridae
Entry term(s) Cat, Civet
Cats, Civet
Civet
Civet Cat
Civet Cats
Civets
Genets - Narrower
Concept UI M0452270
Preferred term Genets



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