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Descriptor in English: Spalax
Descriptor in Spanish: Spalax
Descriptor in Portuguese: Spalax
Descriptor in French: Spalax
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.600.700
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.700
Scope note: A genus of blind, subterranean MOLE RATS, in the subfamily Spalacidae, family MURIDAE, used as a animal model in neurophysiology. There are at least five different species described, all found in the Ukraine.
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
History Note: 2005; use MOLE RATS 1998-2004
DeCS UI: 38488
Descriptor UI: D046308
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Spalax - Preferred
Concept UI M0029073
Scope note A genus of blind, subterranean MOLE RATS, in the subfamily Spalacidae, family MURIDAE, used as a animal model in neurophysiology. There are at least five different species described, all found in the Ukraine.
Preferred term Spalax



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