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White Heifer Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
White Heifer Disease
Tree Number(s)
C22.196.963
Unique ID
D050072
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050072
Annotation
check tags CATTLE; FEMALE; and ANIMAL
Scope Note
A congenital reproductive abnormality in white female offspring (heifers) in certain breeds of CATTLE, such as Belgian Blue and Shorthorn. The white color is inherited as a recessive trait which is associated with defects in the female reproductive tract (Muellerian system). These heifers are usually sterile.
Entry Version
WHITE HEIFER DIS
Public MeSH Note
2006; see FREEMARTINISM 1975-2005
History Note
2006; use FREEMARTINISM 1975-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2006/07/05
White Heifer Disease Preferred
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