"Animal Scales" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Tough, horny, brittle, smooth, striated or plate-like extensions of the stratum corneum or outer layer of the skin. It serves as a protective layer in fishes, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
- Animal Scales
- Animal Scale
- Scale, Animal
- Scales, Animal
- Epidermal Scales
- Epidermal Scale
- Scale, Epidermal
- Scales, Epidermal
- Cuticular Scales
- Cuticular Scale
- Scale, Cuticular
- Scales, Cuticular
- Dermal Scales
- Dermal Scale
- Scale, Dermal
- Scales, Dermal
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Animal Scales".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Animal Scales".
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