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Descriptor English: Lemuridae
Descriptor Spanish: Lemuridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Lemuridae
Descriptor French: Lemuridae
Entry term(s): Bamboo Lemur
Bamboo Lemurs
Eulemur
Hapalemur
Lemur, Bamboo
Lemur, Ruffed
Lemur, True
Prohapalemur
Prolemur
Ruffed Lemur
Ruffed Lemurs
True Lemur
True Lemurs
Varecia
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.700.508
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007901
Scope note: A family of the order PRIMATES, suborder STREPSIRHINI, containing four genera which inhabit Madagascar and the Comoro Island. Most of the lemurs prefer wooded areas. The four genera are Hapalemur, LEMUR, Lepilemur, and Varecia.
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: 81
History Note: 81
DeCS ID: 8078
Unique ID: D007901
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Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/07
Revision Date: 2019/05/17
Lemuridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0012339
Scope note A family of the order PRIMATES, suborder STREPSIRHINI, containing four genera which inhabit Madagascar and the Comoro Island. Most of the lemurs prefer wooded areas. The four genera are Hapalemur, LEMUR, Lepilemur, and Varecia.
Preferred term Lemuridae
Entry term(s) Lemur, True
True Lemur
True Lemurs
Varecia - Narrower
Concept UI M0012342
Preferred term Varecia
Prolemur - Narrower
Concept UI M0012340
Preferred term Prolemur
Entry term(s) Hapalemur
Prohapalemur
Eulemur - Narrower
Concept UI M000648023
Preferred term Eulemur
Bamboo Lemurs - Narrower
Concept UI M000649891
Preferred term Bamboo Lemurs
Entry term(s) Bamboo Lemur
Lemur, Bamboo
Ruffed Lemurs - Narrower
Concept UI M000649892
Preferred term Ruffed Lemurs
Entry term(s) Lemur, Ruffed
Ruffed Lemur



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