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Descriptor English: Feathers
Descriptor Spanish: Plumas
Descriptor Portuguese: Plumas
Descriptor French: Plumes
Entry term(s): Feather
Tree number(s): A13.370
SP4.041.432.573
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005241
Scope note: Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the plumage.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(63)
DeCS ID: 5344
Unique ID: D005241
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: 2017/07/11
Feathers - Preferred
Concept UI M0008280
Scope note Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the plumage.
Preferred term Feathers
Entry term(s) Feather



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