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Animal Common Names

FDA Data Element Number.

CDER Data Element Number. C-DRG-00403

Version Number. 001

Data Element Name. Animal Common Names

Description. The animal common name data element specifies each of the common animal names along with humans, along with their scientific names. It was developed in order to track drugs that have an animal origin to help ensure against contamination (e.g., BSE).

Source. CDRH Biol_species table maintained by Ken Krell.

Relationship. Animal Cell-Tissue-Fluid-Biomolecule, DRG00404.

FDA Specifications.

CDER Specifications. Animal Common Name shall consist of an alphabetic term which has a maximum length restricted to 40 characters, with the comma and hyphen being the only punctuation permissible. Codes representing these animal common names shall consist of two digits.

FDA Approved Date.

CDER Approved Date. April 21, 1997; November 14, 1997; September 4, 2001

FDA Revised Date.

CDER Revised Date.

Data Values.

NAME DEFINITION FDA CODE
BISON A BOVINE MAMMAL (BISON BISON) OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA, HAVING LARGE FOREQUARTERS, A SHAGGY MANE, AND A MASSIVE HEAD WITH SHORT CURVED HORNS; A BUFFALO. 33
CAT FELIS CATUS, FELIS DOMESTICUS, OR ANY OF VARIOUS OTHER CARNIVOROUS MAMMALS OF THE FAMILY FELIDAE, WHICH INCLUDES THE LION, TIGER, LEOPARD, AND LYNX. FELINE. 03
CHICKEN THE COMMON DOMESTIC FOWL (GALLUS DOMESTICUS), INCLUDING ROOSTERS, AND HENS AND THEIR EGGS. 04
COW A DOMESTICATED BOVINE OF EITHER SEX OR ANY AGE. 06
DEER ANY OF VARIOUS HOOFED RUMINANT MAMMALS OF THE FAMILY CERVIDAE, CHARACTERISTICALLY HAVING DECIDUOUS ANTLERS BORNE CHIEFLY BY THE MALES. THE DEER FAMILY ALSO INCL UDES THE ELK, MOOSE, CARIBOU, AND REINDEER. 29
DOG A DOMESTICATED CARNIVOROUS MAMMAL (CANIS FAMILIARIS) RELATED TO THE FOXES AND WOLVES AND RAISED IN A WIDE VARIETY OF BREEDS. CANINE. 30
ELK A LARGE DEER, OF SEVERAL SPECIES, INCLUDING THE EUROPEAN ELK (ALCES MACHLIS OR CERVUS ALCES) AND THE AMERICAN ELK, OR WAPITI (CERVUS CANADENSIS). 32
FISH ANY OF NUMEROUS COLD-BLOODED AQUATIC VERTEBRATES OF THE SUPERCLASS PISCES, CHARACTERISTICALLY HAVING FINS, GILLS, AND A STREAMLINED BODY AND INCLUDING SPECIFICALLY: ANY OF THE CLASS OSTEICHTHYES, HAVING A BONY SKELETON, AND ANY OF THE CLASS CHONDRICHTHYES, HAVING A CARTILAGINOUS SKELETON AND INCLUDING THE SHARKS, RAYS, AND SKATES. IT EXCLUDES SHELLFISH. 22
FROG ANY OF NUMEROUS TAILLESS, AQUATIC, SEMIAQUATIC, OR TERRESTRIAL AMPHIBIANS OF THE ORDER ANURA AND ESPECIALLY OF THE FAMILY RANIDAE, CHARACTERISTICALLY HAVING A SMOOTH MOIST SKIN, WEBBED FEET, AND LONG HIND LEGS ADAPTED FOR LEAPING. RANINE. 26
GOAT ANY OF VARIOUS HOLLOW-HORNED, BEARDED RUMINANT MAMMALS OF THE GENUS CAPRA, ORIGINALLY OF MOUNTAINOUS AREAS OF THE OLD WORLD, ESPECIALLY ANY OF THE DOMESTICATED FORMS OF C. HIRCUS, RAISED FOR WOOL, MILK, AND MEAT. CAPRINE. 21
HAMSTER A SMALL EURASIAN RODENT OF THE SUBFAMILY CRICETINAE, ESPECIALLY MESOCRICETUS AURATUS, HAVING LARGE CHEEK POUCHES AND A SHORT TAIL. CRICETUS. 07
HORSE A LARGE HOOFED MAMMAL (EQUUS CABALLUS) HAVING A SHORT-HAIRED COAT, A LONG MANE, AND A LONG TAIL, DOMESTICATED SINCE ANCIENT TIMES AND USED FOR RIDING AND FOR DRAWING OR CARRYING LOADS. EQUINE. 08
HUMAN, ALLOGRAFT A GRAFT OF TISSUE OBTAINED FROM A DONOR OF THE SAME H. SAPIENS SPECIES AS, BUT WITH A DIFFERENT GENETIC MAKE-UP FROM, THE RECIPIENT, AS A TISSUE TRANSPLANT BETWEEN TWO HUMANS. 09
HUMAN, SELF A GRAFT OF TISSUE OBTAINED FROM THE H. SAPIENS SPECIES, AND USED LATER AS A TISSUE TRANSPLANT IN THE SAME HUMAN. 10
KANGAROO ANY OF VARIOUS HERBIVOROUS MARSUPIALS OF THE FAMILY MACROPODIDAE OF AUSTRALIA AN D ADJACENT ISLANDS, HAVING SHORT FORELIMBS, LARGE HIND LIMBS ADAPTED FOR LEAPING, AND A LONG TAPERED TAIL. 25
MONKEY ANY OF VARIOUS LONG-TAILED, MEDIUM-SIZED MEMBERS OF THE ORDER PRIMATES, INCLUDING THE MACAQUES, BABOONS, GUENONS, CAPUCHINS, MARMOSETS, AND TAMARINS AND EXCLUDING THE ANTHROPOID APES AND THE PROSIMIANS. 13
MOUSE ANY OF NUMEROUS SMALL RODENTS OF THE FAMILIES MURIDAE AND CRICETIDAE, SUCH AS THE COMMON HOUSE MOUSE (MUS MUSCULUS), CHARACTERISTICALLY HAVING A POINTED SNOUT, SMALL ROUNDED EARS, AND A LONG NAKED OR ALMOST HAIRLESS TAIL. MURINE. 14
PIG ANY OF SEVERAL MAMMALS OF THE FAMILY SUIDAE, HAVING SHORT LEGS, CLOVEN HOOVES, BRISTLY HAIR, AND A CARTILAGINOUS SNOUT USED FOR DIGGING, ESPECIALLY THE DOMESTICATED HOG, SUS SCROFA DOMESTICUS, WHEN YOUNG OR OF COMPARATIVELY SMALL SIZE. SWINE; PORCINE. 16
RABBITT ANY OF VARIOUS LONG-EARED, SHORT-TAILED, BURROWING MAMMALS OF THE FAMILY LEPORIDAE, AS THE COMMONLY DOMESTICATED OLD WORLD SPECIES ORYCTOLAGUS CUNICULUS OR THE COTTONTAIL. LAPINE. 17
SHARK ANY OF NUMEROUS CHIEFLY MARINE CARNIVOROUS FISHES OF THE CLASS CHONDRICHTHYES (SUBCLASS ELASMOBRANCHII), WHICH ARE SOMETIMES LARGE AND VORACIOUS AND HAVE A STREAMLINED TORPEDOLIKE BODY, FIVE TO SEVEN GILL OPENINGS ON EACH SIDE OF THE HEAD, A LARGE OIL-FILLED LIVER, A CARTILAGINOUS SKELETON, AND TOUGH SKIN COVERED WITH SMALL TOOTHLIKE SCALES. 23
SHELLFISH AN AQUATIC ANIMAL, SUCH AS A MOLLUSK OR CRUSTACEAN, THAT HAS A SHELL OR SHELL-LIKE EXOSKELETON. IT INCLUDES CLAMS, CRABS, MUSSELS, OYSTERS, SHRIMP. 27
SNAKE ANY OF NUMEROUS SCALY, LEGLESS, SOMETIMES VENOMOUS REPTILES OF THE SUBORDER SERPENTES OR OPHIDIA (ORDER SQUAMATA), HAVING A LONG, TAPERING, CYLINDRICAL BODY AND FOUND IN MOST TROPICAL AND TEMPERATE REGIONS. SERPENTINE. 20
SHEEP ANY OF VARIOUS USUALLY HORNED RUMINANT MAMMALS OF THE GENUS OVIS IN THE FAMILY BOVIDAE, ESPECIALLY THE DOMESTICATED SPECIES O. ARIES, RAISED IN MANY BREEDS FOR WOOL, EDIBLE FLESH, OR SKIN. OVINE. 19
UNSPECIFIED THE TYPE OF COMMON ANIMAL HAS NOT BEEN SPECIFICED. 28