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Turtles MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Turtles
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.833.848
Unique ID
D014426
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014426
Scope Note
Any reptile including tortoises, fresh water, and marine species of the order Testudines with a body encased in a bony or cartilaginous shell consisting of a top (carapace) and a bottom (plastron) derived from the ribs.
Entry Term(s)
Sea Turtles
Terrapins
Tortoises
Registry Number
txid8459
Related Numbers
txid8465
txid8476
txid8487
Previous Indexing
Reptiles (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Turtles Preferred
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