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animal models
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Non-human animals, selected because of specific characteristics, for use in experimental research, teaching, or testing.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2017
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9120.rdf
Scope Note
Animals who have specific characteristics that are used in experimental research, teaching or testing in order to study physiology, nutrition, etc. of humans or other species; For animals used to study human disease USE animal disease models; For mathematical models in the study of animal genetics USE mathematical models.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9120
Used For
mice models
murine models
primate models
rat models
Broader Term
biological models
research methods
Narrower Term
animal disease models
insect models
Related Term
genetic models
human diseases
laboratory animals
Spanish
modelos animales
Term Number
9120