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Animal Use Alternatives MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Animal Use Alternatives
Tree Number(s)
E05.017.080
Unique ID
D023401
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023401
Scope Note
Alternatives to the use of animals in research, testing, and education. The alternatives may include reduction in the number of animals used, replacement of animals with a non-animal model or with animals of a species lower phylogenetically, or refinement of methods to minimize pain and distress of animals used.
Entry Term(s)
Animal Research Alternatives
Animal Testing Reduction, Refinement and Replacement
NLM Classification #
W 20.55.A5
Previous Indexing
Animal Testing Alternatives (1985-2000)
See Also
Animal Experimentation
Animal Welfare
Public MeSH Note
2001
History Note
2001
Date Established
2001/01/01
Date of Entry
2000/06/21
Revision Date
2021/11/28
Animal Use Alternatives Preferred
Animal Testing Reduction, Refinement and Replacement Narrower
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