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Hibernation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hibernation
Tree Number(s)
G07.110.232.889.500
G07.410.421.889.500
G16.012.500.535.889.500
Unique ID
D006605
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006605
Annotation
animal only; summer dormancy = HIBERNATION
Scope Note
The dormant state in which some warm-blooded animal species pass the winter. It is characterized by narcosis and by sharp reduction in body temperature and metabolic activity and by a depression of vital signs.
Entry Term(s)
Hibernation, Artificial
Induced Hibernation
Public MeSH Note
1963; for HIBERNATION, ARTIFICIAL see HYPOTHERMIA, INDUCED 1983-2008
History Note
1963; for HIBERNATION, ARTIFICIAL use HYPOTHERMIA, INDUCED 1983-2008
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Hibernation Preferred
Hibernation, Artificial Narrower
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