"Bowhead Whale" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The species Balaena mysticetus, in the family Balaenidae, found in the colder waters of the Northern Hemisphere. The common name is derived from the extreme arching of the lower jaw.
- Bowhead Whale
- Bowhead Whales
- Balaena mysticetus
- Right Whale, Greenland
- Greenland Right Whale
- Greenland Right Whales
- Right Whales, Greenland
- Whales, Greenland Right
- Greenland, Right Whale
- Right Whale Greenland
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