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Antlers MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antlers
Tree Number(s)
A13.507.288
Unique ID
D000999
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000999
Annotation
a type of horn, on males of the deer family
Scope Note
The horn of an animal of the deer family, typically present only in the male. It differs from the HORNS of other animals in being a solid, generally branched bony outgrowth that is shed and renewed annually. The word antler comes from the Latin anteocularis, ante (before) + oculus (eye). (From Webster, 3d ed)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HORNS 1975-90
Online Note
search HORNS 1968-74
History Note
91(75); was see under HORNS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/03/13
Antlers Preferred
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