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Descriptor in English: Fishes
Descriptor in Spanish: Peces
Descriptor in Portuguese: Peixes
Descriptor in French: Poissons
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493
SP4.016.157.783
Scope note: A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; canned fish: see note on FISH PRODUCTS
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
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 1968 (1963)
DeCS UI: 5535
Descriptor UI: D005399
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Fishes - Preferred
Concept UI M0008522
Scope note A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
Preferred term Fishes



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