"Hedgehogs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The family Erinaceidae, in the order INSECTIVORA. Most are true hedgehogs possessing a coat of spines and a very short tail. Those members of the family found in Southeast Asia (moonrats or gymnures) have normal body hair and a long tail.
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