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Turtles

"Turtles" 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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Any reptile including tortoises, fresh water, and marine species of the order Testudines with a body encased in a bony or cartilaginous shell consisting of a top (carapace) and a bottom (plastron) derived from the ribs.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Turtles" by people in this website by year, and whether "Turtles" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2002
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