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Descriptor English: Elephants
Descriptor Spanish: Elefantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Elefantes
Descriptor French: Éléphants
Entry term(s): African Elephant
African Elephants
Asiatic Elephant
Asiatic Elephants
Elephant
Elephant, African
Elephant, Asiatic
Elephants, African
Elephants, Asiatic
Elephas maximus
Loxodonta
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.833.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004606
Scope note: Large mammals in the family Elephantidae, with columnar limbs, bulky bodies, and elongated snouts. They are the only surviving members of the PROBOSCIDEA MAMMALS.
Annotation:
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
DeCS ID: 4678
Unique ID: D004606
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: 2009/07/06
Elephants - Preferred
Concept UI M0007231
Scope note Large mammals in the family Elephantidae, with columnar limbs, bulky bodies, and elongated snouts. They are the only surviving members of the PROBOSCIDEA MAMMALS.
Preferred term Elephants
Entry term(s) Elephant
African Elephants - Narrower
Concept UI M0528314
Preferred term African Elephants
Entry term(s) African Elephant
Elephant, African
Elephants, African
Loxodonta
Asiatic Elephants - Narrower
Concept UI M0528315
Preferred term Asiatic Elephants
Entry term(s) Asiatic Elephant
Elephant, Asiatic
Elephants, Asiatic
Elephas maximus



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