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Descriptor in English: Octodon
Descriptor in Spanish: Octodon
Descriptor in Portuguese: Octodon
Descriptor in French: Octodon
Entry term(s): Octodon degus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.663
Scope note: A genus of diurnal rats in the family Octodonidae, found in South America. The species Octodon degus is frequently used for research.
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 RODENTIA 1982-2004
DeCS UI: 38490
Descriptor UI: D046329
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Octodon - Preferred
Concept UI M0019244
Scope note A genus of diurnal rats in the family Octodonidae, found in South America. The species Octodon degus is frequently used for research.
Preferred term Octodon
Octodon degus - Narrower
Concept UI M0453909
Preferred term Octodon degus



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