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Descriptor English: Homing Behavior
Descriptor Spanish: Fenómenos de Retorno al Lugar Habitual
Descriptor Portuguese: Comportamento de Retorno ao Território Vital
Descriptor French: Comportement d'orientation
Entry term(s): Behavior, Homing
Behaviors, Homing
Home Range
Home Ranges
Homing Behaviors
Range, Home
Ranges, Home
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.646
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006702
Scope note: Instinctual patterns of activity related to a specific area including ability of certain animals to return to a given place when displaced from it, often over great distances using navigational clues such as those used in migration (ANIMAL MIGRATION).
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Behavior, Animal (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 98; see HOME RANGE 1968-97
History Note: 98;(68)
Related: Animal Migration MeSH
DeCS ID: 6859
Unique ID: D006702
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: 2002/07/02
Homing Behavior - Preferred
Concept UI M0010499
Scope note Instinctual patterns of activity related to a specific area including ability of certain animals to return to a given place when displaced from it, often over great distances using navigational clues such as those used in migration (ANIMAL MIGRATION).
Preferred term Homing Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Homing
Behaviors, Homing
Homing Behaviors
Home Range - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0010500
Preferred term Home Range
Entry term(s) Home Ranges
Range, Home
Ranges, Home



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