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Animals, Domestic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Animals, Domestic
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.050.116
Unique ID
D000829
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000829
Annotation
general or unspecified; DOMESTICATION is also available
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.
Entry Term(s)
Domestic Animals
Domesticated Animals
Farm Animals
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Animals, Domestic Preferred
Farm Animals Narrower
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