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Seals, Earless MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Seals, Earless
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.700
Unique ID
D046048
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046048
Annotation
seals unspecified goes here; FUR SEALS is also available
Scope Note
The family Phocidae, suborder PINNIPEDIA, order CARNIVORA, comprising the true seals. They lack external ears and are unable to use their hind flippers to walk. It includes over 18 species including the harp seal, probably the best known seal species in the world.
Entry Term(s)
Halichoerus grypus
Mirounga
Pagophilus groenlandicus
Phoca groenlandica
Phocidae
Seal, Elephant
Seal, Gray
Seal, Harp
Seals, True
Registry Number
txid9709
Related Numbers
txid39089
txid9711
txid9714
Public MeSH Note
2005; see SEALS 1975-2004
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Seals, Earless Preferred
Seal, Gray Narrower
Seal, Harp Narrower
Seal, Elephant Narrower
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