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Legendary Creatures MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Legendary Creatures
Tree Number(s)
I01.076.201.450.515.500
Unique ID
D000068636
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000068636
Scope Note
An unverified animal or humanoid, sometimes supernatural, often believed to be real and described in MYTHOLOGY, FOLKLORE, or legends. Some legendary creatures, such as the unicorn, were documented in scholarly antiquarian accounts of natural history.
Entry Term(s)
Bigfoot
Mermaids
Mythical Animals
Mythical Creatures
Sasquatch
Unicorns
Vampires
Werewolves
Yeti, Himalayan
Public MeSH Note
2016
History Note
2016
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05

Allowable Qualifiers
Legendary Creatures Preferred
Werewolves Related
Unicorns Related
Yeti, Himalayan Related
Vampires Related
Mermaids Related
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