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Descriptor English: Ferrets
Descriptor Spanish: Hurones
Descriptor Portuguese: Furões
Descriptor French: Furets
Entry term(s): Domestic Polecat
Domestic Polecats
European Polecats
Ferret
Mustela putorius
Mustela putorius furo
Polecat, Domestic
Polecats, Domestic
Polecats, European
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.575.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005289
Scope note: Semidomesticated variety of European polecat much used for hunting RODENTS and/or RABBITS and as a laboratory animal. It is in the subfamily Mustelinae, family MUSTELIDAE.
Annotation:
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: 91; was see under CARNIVORA 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under CARNIVORA 1975-90
DeCS ID: 5398
Unique ID: D005289
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Ferrets - Preferred
Concept UI M0008349
Scope note Semidomesticated variety of European polecat much used for hunting RODENTS and/or RABBITS and as a laboratory animal. It is in the subfamily Mustelinae, family MUSTELIDAE.
Preferred term Ferrets
Entry term(s) Ferret
Mustela putorius - Narrower
Concept UI M0008350
Preferred term Mustela putorius
Entry term(s) European Polecats
Polecats, European
Domestic Polecats - Narrower
Concept UI M0008351
Preferred term Domestic Polecats
Entry term(s) Domestic Polecat
Mustela putorius furo
Polecat, Domestic
Polecats, Domestic



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