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Descriptor in English: Guinea Pigs
Descriptor in Spanish: Cobayas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cobaias
Descriptor in French: Cochons d'Inde
Entry term(s): Cavia
Cavia porcellus
Guinea Pig
Pig, Guinea
Pigs, Guinea
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.550
Scope note: A common name used for the genus Cavia. The most common species is Cavia porcellus which is the domesticated guinea pig used for pets and biomedical research.
Annotation: check tag: no qualif
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
DeCS UI: 6320
Descriptor UI: D006168
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Guinea Pigs - Preferred
Concept UI M0009706
Scope note A common name used for the genus Cavia. The most common species is Cavia porcellus which is the domesticated guinea pig used for pets and biomedical research.
Preferred term Guinea Pigs
Entry term(s) Cavia
Guinea Pig
Pig, Guinea
Pigs, Guinea
Cavia porcellus - Narrower
Concept UI M0457666
Preferred term Cavia porcellus



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