Chickens

"Chickens" 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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Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chickens" by people in this website by year, and whether "Chickens" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 259 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 1992 and 1993
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