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Descriptor English:   Mollusca 
Descriptor Spanish:   Moluscos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Moluscos 
Synonyms English:   Mollusc
Tree Number:   B01.050.500.644
Definition English:   A phylum of the kingdom Metazoa. Mollusca have soft, unsegmented bodies with an anterior head, a dorsal visceral mass, and a ventral foot. Most are encased in a protective calcareous shell. It includes the classes GASTROPODA; BIVALVIA; CEPHALOPODA; Aplacophora; Scaphopoda; Polyplacophora; and Monoplacophora. 
Indexing Annotation English:   as animal & food; IM; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
See Related English:   Shellfish
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AH anatomy & histology CH chemistry
CL classification CY cytology
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GE genetics
GD growth & development IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PY pathogenicity
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   9163 
Unique Identifier:   D008974 

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