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Descriptor English: Neanderthals
Descriptor Spanish: Hombre de Neandertal
Descriptor Portuguese: Homem de Neandertal
Descriptor French: Néandertaliens
Entry term(s): Homo neanderthalensis
Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
Neandertal
Neandertals
Neanderthal
Neanderthal Man
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.400.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059125
Scope note: Common name for an extinct species of the Homo genus. Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia. Genetic evidence suggests that limited interbreeding with modern HUMANS (Homo sapiens) took place.
Annotation: check the tag ANIMAL
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
Previous Indexing: Hominidae (1965-2011)
Humans (1965-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54442
Unique ID: D059125
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2019/05/17
Neanderthals - Preferred
Concept UI M0547948
Scope note Common name for an extinct species of the Homo genus. Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia. Genetic evidence suggests that limited interbreeding with modern HUMANS (Homo sapiens) took place.
Preferred term Neanderthals
Entry term(s) Homo neanderthalensis
Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
Neandertal
Neandertals
Neanderthal
Neanderthal Man



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