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Descriptor English: Animals, Domestic
Descriptor Spanish: Animales Domésticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Animais Domésticos
Descriptor French: Animaux domestiques
Entry term(s): Animal, Domestic
Animal, Domesticated
Animal, Farm
Animals, Domesticated
Animals, Farm
Domestic Animal
Domestic Animals
Domesticated Animal
Domesticated Animals
Farm Animal
Farm Animals
Tree number(s): B01.050.050.116
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000829
Scope note: Animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with humans. They include animals domesticated by humans to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches for economic reasons, including LIVESTOCK (specifically CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; etc.), POULTRY; and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship, e.g., PETS; or specifically DOGS; CATS; etc.
Annotation: general or unspecified; DOMESTICATION is 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
DeCS ID: 842
Unique ID: D000829
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/03/09
Animals, Domestic - Preferred
Concept UI M0001235
Scope note Animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with humans. They include animals domesticated by humans to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches for economic reasons, including LIVESTOCK (specifically CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; etc.), POULTRY; and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship, e.g., PETS; or specifically DOGS; CATS; etc.
Preferred term Animals, Domestic
Entry term(s) Animal, Domestic
Animal, Domesticated
Animals, Domesticated
Domestic Animal
Domestic Animals
Domesticated Animal
Domesticated Animals
Farm Animals - Narrower
Concept UI M0001237
Preferred term Farm Animals
Entry term(s) Animal, Farm
Animals, Farm
Farm Animal



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