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Descriptor English: Geese
Descriptor Spanish: Gansos
Descriptor Portuguese: Gansos
Descriptor French: Oies
Entry term(s): Goose
Gooses
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.248.050.350
B01.050.150.900.248.690.492
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005777
Scope note: Any of various large waterfowl in the order Anseriformes, especially those of the genera Anser (gray geese) and Branta (black geese). They are larger than ducks but smaller than swans, prefer FRESH WATER, and occur primarily in the northern hemisphere.
Annotation: diseases in domestic geese: coordinate with POULTRY DISEASES; diseases in wild geese: coordinate with BIRD DISEASES
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
Previous Indexing: Birds (1966-1967)
Poultry (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 5917
Unique ID: D005777
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Geese - Preferred
Concept UI M0009049
Scope note Any of various large waterfowl in the order Anseriformes, especially those of the genera Anser (gray geese) and Branta (black geese). They are larger than ducks but smaller than swans, prefer FRESH WATER, and occur primarily in the northern hemisphere.
Preferred term Geese
Entry term(s) Goose
Gooses



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