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Descriptor English: Catarrhini
Descriptor Spanish: Catarrinos
Descriptor Portuguese: Catarrinos
Descriptor French: Catarrhini
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051079
Scope note: An infraorder of PRIMATES comprised of the families CERCOPITHECIDAE (old world monkeys); HYLOBATIDAE (siamangs and GIBBONS); and HOMINIDAE (great apes and HUMANS). With the exception of humans, they all live exclusively in Africa and Asia.
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
Previous Indexing: Cercopithecidae (1980-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50395
Unique ID: D051079
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Catarrhini - Preferred
Concept UI M0479188
Scope note An infraorder of PRIMATES comprised of the families CERCOPITHECIDAE (old world monkeys); HYLOBATIDAE (siamangs and GIBBONS); and HOMINIDAE (great apes and HUMANS). With the exception of humans, they all live exclusively in Africa and Asia.
Preferred term Catarrhini



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