"Animal Use Alternatives" 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.
Alternatives to the use of animals in research, testing, and education. The alternatives may include reduction in the number of animals used, replacement of animals with a non-animal model or with animals of a species lower phylogenetically, or refinement of methods to minimize pain and distress of animals used.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Animal Use Alternatives".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Animal Use Alternatives".
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