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Descriptor English: Dogs
Descriptor Spanish: Perros
Descriptor Portuguese: Cães
Descriptor French: Chiens
Entry term(s): Canis familiaris
Dog
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.216.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004285
Scope note: The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
Annotation: check tag: no qualif; TN 3: spelling of breeds
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
Consider Also: consider also terms at CANINE
DeCS ID: 4345
Unique ID: D004285
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Dogs - Preferred
Concept UI M0006706
Scope note The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
Preferred term Dogs
Entry term(s) Canis familiaris
Dog



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