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2003 MeSH

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Hares
MeSH HeadingHares
Tree NumberB02.649.521.400
Annotationdo not confuse with BELGIAN HARE see RABBITS
Scope NoteThe genus Lepus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Hares are born above ground, fully furred, and with their eyes and ears open. In contrast with RABBITS, hares have 24 chromosome pairs.
Entry TermJackrabbits
Entry TermLepus
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BL CF CL EM GD GE IM IN ME MI PH PS PX SU UR VI
Previous Indexing Lagomorpha (1974-2002)
Previous Indexing Rabbits (1964-1974)
History Note2003
Unique IDD034621


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Vertebrates [B02]
   Mammals [B02.649]
      Lagomorpha [B02.649.521]
Hares [B02.649.521.400]
Rabbits [B02.649.521.700]

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