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Descriptor in English: Ducks
Descriptor in Spanish: Patos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Patos
Descriptor in French: Canards
Entry term(s): Duck
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.050.200
B01.050.150.900.248.690.345
Scope note: A water bird in the order Anseriformes (subfamily Anatinae (true ducks)) with a broad blunt bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a waddling gait.
Annotation: diseases in domestic ducks: coordinate with POULTRY DISEASES; diseases in wild ducks: coordinate with BIRD DISEASES
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
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 68
DeCS UI: 4431
Descriptor UI: D004372
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Ducks - Preferred
Concept UI M0006875
Scope note A water bird in the order Anseriformes (subfamily Anatinae (true ducks)) with a broad blunt bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a waddling gait.
Preferred term Ducks
Entry term(s) Duck



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