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Descriptor English: Mammals
Descriptor Spanish: Mamíferos
Descriptor Portuguese: Mamíferos
Descriptor French: Mammifères
Entry term(s): Mammal
Mammalia
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008322
Scope note: Warm-blooded vertebrate animals belonging to the class Mammalia, including all that possess hair and suckle their young.
Annotation: avoid: too general: 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
DeCS ID: 8495
Unique ID: D008322
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: 2009/07/06
Mammals - Preferred
Concept UI M0012959
Scope note Warm-blooded vertebrate animals belonging to the class Mammalia, including all that possess hair and suckle their young.
Preferred term Mammals
Entry term(s) Mammal
Mammalia



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