Legendary Creatures

"Legendary Creatures" 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.

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An unverified animal or humanoid, sometimes supernatural, often believed to be real and described in MYTHOLOGY, FOLKLORE, or legends. Some legendary creatures, such as the unicorn, were documented in scholarly antiquarian accounts of natural history.

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