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Euthanasia, Animal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Euthanasia, Animal
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.905.199.249.750
E05.335
N02.421.585.905.199.500.750
Unique ID
D037901
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037901
Annotation
methods of "sacrificing" animals go here if the topic of discussion; for euthanasia of laboratory animals, coordinate with ANIMALS, LABORATORY
Scope Note
The killing of animals for reasons of mercy, to control disease transmission or maintain the health of animal populations, or for experimental purposes (ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION).
Entry Term(s)
Animal Euthanasia
Mercy Killing, Animal
See Also
Animal Culling
Animal Welfare
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Euthanasia, Animal Preferred
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