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Descriptor English: Lemur
Descriptor Spanish: Lemur
Descriptor Portuguese: Lemur
Descriptor French: Lemur
Entry term(s): Lemurs
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.700.508.490
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007900
Scope note: A genus of the family Lemuridae consisting of five species: L. catta (ring-tailed lemur), L. fulvus, L. macaco (acoumba or black lemur), L. mongoz (mongoose lemur), and L. variegatus (white lemur). Most members of this genus occur in forested areas on Madagascar and the Comoro Islands.
Annotation: LEMUR, DWARF and LEMUR, MOUSE see CHEIROGALEIDAE are also available
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: 91; was see under LEMURIDAE 1981-90; was LEMURS see under PROSIMIANS 1975-80
Online Note: use LEMUR to search LEMURS 1975-80
History Note: 91(81); was see under LEMURIDAE 1981-90; was LEMURS see under PROSIMIANS 1975-80
DeCS ID: 8077
Unique ID: D007900
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/27
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Lemur - Preferred
Concept UI M0012338
Scope note A genus of the family Lemuridae consisting of five species: L. catta (ring-tailed lemur), L. fulvus, L. macaco (acoumba or black lemur), L. mongoz (mongoose lemur), and L. variegatus (white lemur). Most members of this genus occur in forested areas on Madagascar and the Comoro Islands.
Preferred term Lemur
Entry term(s) Lemurs



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