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Descriptor English: Proboscidea Mammal
Descriptor Spanish: Mamíferos Proboscídeos
Descriptor Portuguese: Mamífero Proboscídeo
Descriptor French: Proboscidea (mammifère)
Entry term(s): Mammal, Proboscidea
Mammals, Proboscidea
Proboscidea Mammals
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.833
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056662
Scope note: An order of MAMMALS that feeds using their trunks. It contains one family, the Elephantidae, comprised of two living genera of ELEPHANTS plus the extinct MAMMOTHS and MASTODONS.
Annotation: do not confuse the order Proboscidea with the Proboscidea plant genus (PEDALIACEAE).
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; see ELEPHANTS 2003-2009
History Note: 2010; use ELEPHANTS 2003-2009
DeCS ID: 53444
Unique ID: D056662
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
Proboscidea Mammal - Preferred
Concept UI M0398619
Scope note An order of MAMMALS that feeds using their trunks. It contains one family, the Elephantidae, comprised of two living genera of ELEPHANTS plus the extinct MAMMOTHS and MASTODONS.
Preferred term Proboscidea Mammal
Entry term(s) Mammal, Proboscidea
Mammals, Proboscidea
Proboscidea Mammals



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