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Whale, Killer MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Whale, Killer
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.267.900
Unique ID
D050685
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050685
Scope Note
The species Orcinus orca, in the family Delphinidae, characterized by its black and white coloration, and huge triangular dorsal fin. It is the largest member of the DOLPHINS and derives its name from the fact that it is a fearsome predator.
Entry Term(s)
Killer Whale
Orcinus orca
Registry Number
txid9733
Previous Indexing
Dolphins (1968-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see DOLPHINS 1998-2005
History Note
2006; use DOLPHINS 1998-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Whale, Killer Preferred
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