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Descriptor English: Tundra
Descriptor Spanish: Tundra
Descriptor tundra
Scope note: Ecosistema dominado por hierbas, líquenes, musgos, juncias y arbustos en paisajes fríos o en elevaciones altas en donde una capa de tierra permanece helada de modo perenne (PERMAFROST).
Descriptor Portuguese: Tundra
Descriptor French: Toundra
Entry term(s): Alpine Tundra
Alpine Tundras
Antarctic Tundra
Antarctic Tundras
Arctic Tundra
Arctic Tundras
Tundra, Alpine
Tundra, Antarctic
Tundra, Arctic
Tundras
Tundras, Alpine
Tundras, Antarctic
Tundras, Arctic
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.157.718
N06.230.124.531
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065929
Scope note: An ecosystem dominated by grasses, lichens, mosses, sedges and shrubs in cold landscapes or at high elevations where a layer of the ground remains perennially frozen (PERMAFROST).
Previous Indexing: Ecosystem (2000-2014)
Public MeSH Note: 2015
History Note: 2015
DeCS ID: 55756
Unique ID: D065929
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Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2015/06/18
Tundra - Preferred
Concept UI M0591816
Scope note An ecosystem dominated by grasses, lichens, mosses, sedges and shrubs in cold landscapes or at high elevations where a layer of the ground remains perennially frozen (PERMAFROST).
Preferred term Tundra
Entry term(s) Tundras
Arctic Tundra - Narrower
Concept UI M0591859
Preferred term Arctic Tundra
Entry term(s) Arctic Tundras
Tundra, Arctic
Tundras, Arctic
Alpine Tundra - Narrower
Concept UI M0591858
Preferred term Alpine Tundra
Entry term(s) Alpine Tundras
Tundra, Alpine
Tundras, Alpine
Antarctic Tundra - Narrower
Concept UI M0591857
Preferred term Antarctic Tundra
Entry term(s) Antarctic Tundras
Tundra, Antarctic
Tundras, Antarctic



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