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Animal Scales MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Animal Scales
Tree Number(s)
A13.079
A17.100
Unique ID
D000075342
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000075342
Scope Note
Tough, horny, brittle, smooth, striated or plate-like extensions of the stratum corneum or outer layer of the skin. It serves as a protective layer in fishes, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Entry Term(s)
Cuticular Scales
Dermal Scales
Epidermal Scales
Previous Indexing
Skin (1963-2017)
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/12
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Animal Scales Preferred
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