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Descriptor English: Pongo
Descriptor Spanish: Pongo
Descriptor Portuguese: Pongo
Descriptor French: Pongo
Entry term(s): Orangutans
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.400.635
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057079
Scope note: A genus of orangutans in the family HOMINIDAE, comprising two species. Among the PRIMATES, the orangutan is second in size only to the gorilla (GORILLA GORILLA).
Annotation: diseases: coordinate with APE DISEASES + specific disease /vet
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: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53442
Unique ID: D057079
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Pongo - Preferred
Concept UI M0534361
Scope note A genus of orangutans in the family HOMINIDAE, comprising two species. Among the PRIMATES, the orangutan is second in size only to the gorilla (GORILLA GORILLA).
Preferred term Pongo
Entry term(s) Orangutans



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