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Descriptor English: Lizards
Descriptor Spanish: Lagartos
Descriptor Portuguese: Lagartos
Descriptor French: Lézards
Entry term(s): Chameleon
Chameleons
Gecko
Geckos
Gila Monster
Gila Monsters
Lizard
Monster, Gila
Monsters, Gila
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.833.393
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008116
Scope note: Reptiles within the order Squamata that generally possess limbs, moveable EYELIDS, and EXTERNAL EAR openings, although there are some species which lack one or more of these structures.
Annotation: includes IGUANAS, geckos, chameleons, Gila monsters
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
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Reptiles (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Heloderma suspectum DeCS
DeCS ID: 8291
Unique ID: D008116
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: 2015/11/24
Lizards - Preferred
Concept UI M0012658
Scope note Reptiles within the order Squamata that generally possess limbs, moveable EYELIDS, and EXTERNAL EAR openings, although there are some species which lack one or more of these structures.
Preferred term Lizards
Entry term(s) Lizard
Gila Monsters - Narrower
Concept UI M000610914
Preferred term Gila Monsters
Entry term(s) Gila Monster
Monster, Gila
Monsters, Gila
Chameleons - Narrower
Concept UI M000610912
Preferred term Chameleons
Entry term(s) Chameleon
Geckos - Narrower
Concept UI M000610913
Preferred term Geckos
Entry term(s) Gecko



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