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Descriptor English: Tool Use Behavior
Descriptor Spanish: Comportamiento del Uso de la Herramienta
Descriptor Portuguese: Comportamento de Utilização de Ferramentas
Descriptor French: Comportement d'utilisation d'outil
Entry term(s): Behavior, Tool Use
Behaviors, Tool Use
Tool Use Behaviors
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.840
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053001
Scope note: Modifying, carrying, or manipulating an item external to itself by an animal, before using it to effect a change on the environment or itself (from Beck, Animal Tool Behavior, 1980).
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Behavior, Animal (1973-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52452
Unique ID: D053001
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Tool Use Behavior - Preferred
Concept UI M0490645
Scope note Modifying, carrying, or manipulating an item external to itself by an animal, before using it to effect a change on the environment or itself (from Beck, Animal Tool Behavior, 1980).
Preferred term Tool Use Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Tool Use
Behaviors, Tool Use
Tool Use Behaviors



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