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Categories > topics > organisms > animals
PREFERRED TERM
animals  
BROADER CONCEPT
NARROWER CONCEPTS
RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • fauna
SCOPE NOTE
  • Multi-celled organisms of the kingdom Animalia with eukaryotic cells (cells with distinct nuclei containing genetic material and bounded by thin membranes) that are heterotrophic (obtaining energy from organic substances produced by other organisms).
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/animals
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