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Bird Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Bird Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C22.131
Unique ID
D001715
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001715
Annotation
IM GEN or unspecified; coord IM with specific dis /‌vet (IM) or specific bird dis (IM); coord IM with specific bird (IM); for abnormalities or injuries, index under BIRDS /‌abnorm or BIRDS /‌inj; don't forget also BIRDS (NIM) if no specific bird is indexed; also check tag ANIMALS; differentiate from POULTRY DISEASES on basis of distinction between BIRDS & POULTRY shown under BIRDS; DF: BIRD DIS
Scope Note
Diseases of birds not considered poultry, therefore usually found in zoos, parks, and the wild. The concept is differentiated from POULTRY DISEASES which is for birds raised as a source of meat or eggs for human consumption, and usually found in barnyards, hatcheries, etc.
Entry Version
BIRD DIS
Entry Term(s)
Avian Diseases
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/13
Bird Diseases Preferred
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