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Descriptor English: Macropodidae
Descriptor Spanish: Macropodidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Macropodidae
Descriptor French: Macropodidae
Entry term(s): Kangaroo
Kangaroos
Macropus
Macropus robustus
Petrogale
Petrogales
Quokka
Quokkas
Rock Wallabies
Rock Wallaby
Setonix
Wallabies
Wallabies, Rock
Wallaby
Wallaby, Rock
Wallaroo
Wallaroos
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.573.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007614
Scope note: A family of herbivorous leaping MAMMALS of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands. Members include kangaroos, wallabies, quokkas, and wallaroos.
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
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see KANGAROOS 1991-2004, see MARSUPIALIA 1975-1990
History Note: 2005 (1975)
DeCS ID: 7782
Unique ID: D007614
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Macropodidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0011921
Scope note A family of herbivorous leaping MAMMALS of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands. Members include kangaroos, wallabies, quokkas, and wallaroos.
Preferred term Macropodidae
Macropus - Narrower
Concept UI M0461127
Scope note A genus of kangaroos, wallabies, and wallaroos.
Preferred term Macropus
Wallaroo - Narrower
Concept UI M0461134
Preferred term Wallaroo
Entry term(s) Macropus robustus
Wallaroos
Quokkas - Narrower
Concept UI M0011922
Preferred term Quokkas
Entry term(s) Quokka
Setonix
Wallabies - Narrower
Concept UI M0011923
Preferred term Wallabies
Entry term(s) Wallaby
Kangaroos - Narrower
Concept UI M0461133
Preferred term Kangaroos
Entry term(s) Kangaroo
Petrogale - Narrower
Concept UI M0461135
Preferred term Petrogale
Entry term(s) Petrogales
Rock Wallabies
Rock Wallaby
Wallabies, Rock
Wallaby, Rock



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