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Primates MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Primates
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.988
Unique ID
D011323
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011323
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
An order of mammals consisting of more than 300 species that include LEMURS; LORISIDAE; TARSIERS; MONKEYS; and HOMINIDS. They are characterized by a relatively large brain when compared with other terrestrial mammals, forward-facing eyes, the presence of a CALCARINE SULCUS, and specialized MECHANORECEPTORS in the hands and feet which allow the perception of light touch.
Registry Number
txid9443
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Primates Preferred
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