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Descriptor English: Mink
Descriptor Spanish: Visón
Descriptor Portuguese: Vison
Descriptor French: Visons
Entry term(s): American Mink
European Mink
Mink, American
Mink, European
Mink, Sea
Minks
Minks, Sea
Mustela lutreola
Mustela macrodon
Mustela vison
Sea Mink
Sea Minks
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.575.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008907
Scope note: Carnivores of genus Mustela of the family MUSTELIDAE. The European mink, which has white upper and lower lips, was widely trapped for commercial purposes and is classified as endangered. The American mink, lacking a white upper lip, is farmed commercially.
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
Previous Indexing: Carnivora (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 9096
Unique ID: D008907
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: 2018/07/02
Mink - Preferred
Concept UI M0013905
Scope note Carnivores of genus Mustela of the family MUSTELIDAE. The European mink, which has white upper and lower lips, was widely trapped for commercial purposes and is classified as endangered. The American mink, lacking a white upper lip, is farmed commercially.
Preferred term Mink
Entry term(s) Minks
Mustela macrodon - Narrower
Concept UI M0013908
Preferred term Mustela macrodon
Entry term(s) Mink, Sea
Minks, Sea
Sea Mink
Sea Minks
Mustela vison - Narrower
Concept UI M0013906
Preferred term Mustela vison
Entry term(s) American Mink
Mink, American
Mustela lutreola - Narrower
Concept UI M0013907
Preferred term Mustela lutreola
Entry term(s) European Mink
Mink, European



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