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Descriptor English: Instinct
Descriptor Spanish: Instinto
Descriptor Portuguese: Instinto
Descriptor French: Instinct
Entry term(s): Behavior, Innate
Behaviors, Innate
Fixed Action Pattern
Fixed Action Patterns
Innate Behavior
Innate Behaviors
Instincts
Pattern, Fixed Action
Patterns, Fixed Action
Tree number(s): F01.658.642
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007323
Scope note: Stereotyped patterns of response, characteristic of a given species, that have been phylogenetically adapted to a specific type of situation.
Annotation: human & animal
Public MeSH Note: FIXED ACTION PATTERN was see under BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL 1968-78
Online Note: to search FIXED ACTION PATTERN use INSTINCT 1975-78 & BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL 1968-74; use INSTINCT to search INNATE BEHAVIOR 1968-78
History Note: FIXED ACTION PATTERN was see under BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL 1968-78; INNATE BEHAVIOR was see under INSTINCT 1968-78
Related: Libido MeSH
DeCS ID: 7496
Unique ID: D007323
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/18
Instinct - Preferred
Concept UI M0011407
Scope note Stereotyped patterns of response, characteristic of a given species, that have been phylogenetically adapted to a specific type of situation.
Preferred term Instinct
Entry term(s) Behavior, Innate
Behaviors, Innate
Innate Behavior
Innate Behaviors
Instincts
Fixed Action Pattern - Narrower
Concept UI M0011408
Preferred term Fixed Action Pattern
Entry term(s) Fixed Action Patterns
Pattern, Fixed Action
Patterns, Fixed Action



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