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Descriptor English: Animals, Laboratory
Descriptor Spanish: Animales de Laboratorio
Descriptor Portuguese: Animais de Laboratório
Descriptor French: Animaux de laboratoire
Entry term(s): Animal, Laboratory
Laboratory Animal
Laboratory Animals
Tree number(s): B01.050.050.199
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000830
Scope note: Animals used or intended for use in research, testing, or teaching.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
Related: Animal Testing Alternatives MeSH
Biomedical Research MeSH
Disease Models, Animal MeSH
Laboratory Animal Science MeSH
DeCS ID: 843
Unique ID: D000830
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Animals, Laboratory - Preferred
Concept UI M0001238
Scope note Animals used or intended for use in research, testing, or teaching.
Preferred term Animals, Laboratory
Entry term(s) Animal, Laboratory
Laboratory Animal
Laboratory Animals



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