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Descriptor English:   Capillaria 
Descriptor Spanish:   Capillaria 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Capillaria 
Synonyms English:   Capillaria hepatica
Capillaria philippinensis
Hepaticola hepatica  
Tree Number:   B01.050.500.500.
Definition English:   A genus of trichuroid nematodes parasitic in the liver and intestines of many mammals and birds. Two species, C. hepatica and C. philippinensis, produce often fatal infections in man. 
Indexing Annotation English:   infection: coordinate with ENOPLIDA INFECTIONS; coordinate with specific precoordinated helminth terms (e.g., ANTIGENS, HELMINTH) if pertinent
History Note English:   91(75); was see under TRICHUROIDEA 1967-90, was see under TRICHINELLOIDEA 1963-66; HEPATICOLA HEPATICA was see under TRICHUROIDEA 1967-78, was see under TRICHINELLOIDEA 1963-66 
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
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity PH physiology
RE radiation effects UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   2228 
Unique Identifier:   D002195 

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