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Opossums MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Opossums
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.573.575
Unique ID
D009893
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009893
Annotation
possums are indexed under PHALANGERIDAE or specifics
Scope Note
New World marsupials of the family Didelphidae. Opossums are omnivorous, largely nocturnal and arboreal MAMMALS, grow to about three feet in length, including the scaly prehensile tail, and have an abdominal pouch in which the young are carried at birth.
Entry Term(s)
Didelphidae
Registry Number
txid9265
Previous Indexing
Marsupialia (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
1968
History Note
1968
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Opossums Preferred
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