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Descriptor English: Hedgehogs
Descriptor Spanish: Erizos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ouriços-Cacheiros
Descriptor French: Hérissons
Entry term(s): Erinaceidae
Hedgehog
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.961.376
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006364
Scope note: The family Erinaceidae, in the order INSECTIVORA. Most are true hedgehogs possessing a coat of spines and a very short tail. Those members of the family found in Southeast Asia (moonrats or gymnures) have normal body hair and a long tail.
Annotation:
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: Insectivora (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 6514
Unique ID: D006364
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Hedgehogs - Preferred
Concept UI M0009995
Scope note The family Erinaceidae, in the order INSECTIVORA. Most are true hedgehogs possessing a coat of spines and a very short tail. Those members of the family found in Southeast Asia (moonrats or gymnures) have normal body hair and a long tail.
Preferred term Hedgehogs
Entry term(s) Erinaceidae
Hedgehog



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