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Descriptor English: Cingulata
Descriptor Spanish: Cingulados
Descriptor Cingulata
Entry term(s) Edentata
Xenarthra
cingulados
desdentados
edentados
xenartros
Scope note: Orden de mamíferos del Nuevo Mundo caracterizados por la ausencia de incisivos y caninos. Comprende a los ARMADILLOS, los PEREZOSOS y los osos hormigueros. Este orden se distingue de los demás por lo que se conoce como xenarthrous vertebrae (xenos, extraño; arthron, articulación): son articulaciones secundarias, y en ocasiones aun más, situadas entre las vértebras lumbares. Anteriormente, este orden se denominó Edentata. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; Walker s Mammals of the World, 5th ed, vol. I, p. 515)
Descriptor Portuguese: Cingulados
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Edentata
Xenarthra
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.999
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004490
Scope note: An order of New World mammals characterized by the absence of incisors and canines from among their teeth, and comprising the ARMADILLOS, the SLOTHS, and the anteaters. The order is distinguished from all others by what are known as xenarthrous vertebrae (xenos, strange; arthron, joint): there are secondary, and sometimes even more, articulations between the vertebrae of the lumbar series. The order was formerly called Edentata. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, vol. I, p515)
Annotation: note entry term ANTEATERS: do not confuse with SPINY ANTEATER see ECHIDNA
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
Public MeSH Note: 98; was EDENTATA 1963-97; see XENARTHRA 1998-2019
History Note: 98; was EDENTATA 1963-97; use XENARTHRA 1998-2019
DeCS ID: 4558
Unique ID: D004490
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/05/06
Cingulata - Preferred
Concept UI M0007054
Scope note An order of New World mammals characterized by the absence of incisors and canines from among their teeth, and comprising the ARMADILLOS, the SLOTHS, and the anteaters. The order is distinguished from all others by what are known as xenarthrous vertebrae (xenos, strange; arthron, joint): there are secondary, and sometimes even more, articulations between the vertebrae of the lumbar series. The order was formerly called Edentata. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, vol. I, p515)
Preferred term Cingulata
Entry term(s) Edentata
Xenarthra



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