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Descriptor English: Horns
Descriptor Spanish: Cuernos
Descriptor Portuguese: Cornos
Descriptor French: Cornes
Entry term(s): Horn
Tree number(s): A13.507
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006733
Scope note: Either of the pair of hard processes, including ANTLERS, that consist of a BONE core surrounded by a middle KERATIN layer which is in turn covered by EPIDERMIS. They grow from the upper portion of the head of many RUMINANTS.
Annotation: animal only: not for cutaneous horn (= SKIN DISEASES or SKIN ABNORMALITIES); horn cancer: coordinate IM with NEOPLASMS /vet (IM) + histological type of neoplasm /vet (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: specific animal (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 6890
Unique ID: D006733
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: 2016/07/07
Horns - Preferred
Concept UI M0010543
Scope note Either of the pair of hard processes, including ANTLERS, that consist of a BONE core surrounded by a middle KERATIN layer which is in turn covered by EPIDERMIS. They grow from the upper portion of the head of many RUMINANTS.
Preferred term Horns
Entry term(s) Horn



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