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Descriptor English: Animals
Descriptor Spanish: Animales
Descriptor Portuguese: Animais
Descriptor French: Animaux
Entry term(s): Animal
Animalia
Metazoa
Tree number(s): B01.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000818
Scope note: Unicellular or multicellular, heterotrophic organisms, that have sensation and the power of voluntary movement. Under the older five kingdom paradigm, Animalia was one of the kingdoms. Under the modern three domain model, Animalia represents one of the many groups in the domain EUKARYOTA.
Annotation: NIM as check tag; Manual 18.7+; relation to /vet: Manual 19.8.81
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004 (1974); was check tag only (not a descriptor) 1974-2003
DeCS ID: 841
Unique ID: D000818
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Animals - Preferred
Concept UI M0001219
Scope note Unicellular or multicellular, heterotrophic organisms, that have sensation and the power of voluntary movement. Under the older five kingdom paradigm, Animalia was one of the kingdoms. Under the modern three domain model, Animalia represents one of the many groups in the domain EUKARYOTA.
Preferred term Animals
Entry term(s) Animal
Animalia
Metazoa - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0533412
Scope note A division of multicellular organisms that was a subkingdom under Animalia in the old five kingdom paradigm.
Preferred term Metazoa



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