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Dipodomys MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dipodomys
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.510
Unique ID
D004173
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004173
Annotation
do not confuse entry term KANGAROO RATS with RAT KANGAROO see POTOROIDAE
Scope Note
A genus of the family Heteromyidae which contains 22 species. Their physiology is adapted for the conservation of water, and they seldom drink water. They are found in arid or desert habitats and travel by hopping on their hind limbs.
Entry Term(s)
Kangaroo Rats
Rats, Kangaroo
Registry Number
txid10016
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RODENTIA 1982-90; was KANGAROO RATS see under RODENTS 1975-81
Online Note
use DIPODOMYS to search KANGAROO RATS 1975-81
History Note
91(82); was see under RODENTIA 1982-90; was KANGAROO RATS see under RODENTS 1975-81
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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