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ID: 300400464
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300400464

 

Record Type: concept
tusks (animal component) (animal components, biological components, ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Long pointed teeth, particularly such teeth that project beyond the mouth, as in the elephant, wild boar, and various other animals. Tusks are generally seen in living mammals, but existed in other extinct animals. Tusks are used by the animal for mating competition, display, defense, offensive fighting, digging, and occasionally for hunting.
 
Terms:
tusks (animal component) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
tusk (animal components) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PJ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of biological components
................ biological components (G)
Hierarchy of animal components
.................... animal components (G)
Hierarchy of tusks (animal component)
........................ tusks (animal component) (G)

Related concepts:
made of/require ....  tusk (material)
............................  (tooth (material), <tooth and tooth components as materials>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011856]

Sources and Contributors:
tusk (animal components)............  [VP]
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
tusks (animal component)............  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85138983
.........................................  National Museum of Natural History, Mammal Species (2000-)
.........................................  NCBI Taxonomy Browser (2008-)
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
.........................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... National Museum of Natural History, Mammal Species (2000-)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)

 

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