NLM Logo

Camelidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Camelidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.500.190
Unique ID
D000071194
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071194
Scope Note
The only extant family of the suborder Tylopoda (order Artiodactyla). Currently living members include domesticated species, DROMEDARIES (with one-hump); BACTRIAN CAMELS (with two humps); LLAMAS; ALPACAS, and wild feral camels; VICUNAS; and GUANACOS. Although they get nutrients from plants by rumination, they evolved separately from the RUMINANTS which have four-chambered stomachs. Camelidae have three-chambered stomachs.
Previous Indexing
Camelids, New World (1975-2016)
Camelus (1968-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Camelidae Preferred
page delivered in 0.129s