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"Swine" 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 of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Swine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Swine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 390 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2002
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