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Descriptor in English: Pongo
Descriptor in Spanish: Pongo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pongo
Descriptor in French: Pongo
Entry term(s): Orangutans
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.400.635
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 IM with APE DISEASES (IM) + specific disease /vet (IM)
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
History Note: 2010
DeCS UI: 53442
Descriptor UI: D057079
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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