Descriptor English: Onchocerca
Descriptor Spanish: Onchocerca
Descriptor Portuguese: Onchocerca
Descriptor French: Onchocerca
Entry term(s): Onchocerques
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.463.510
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A genus of parasitic nematodes whose organisms live and breed in skin and subcutaneous tissues. Onchocercal microfilariae may also be found in the urine, blood, or sputum.
Annotation: infection = ONCHOCERCIASIS; coord with specific helminth term (ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, etc) if pertinent; /drug eff: consider FILARICIDES
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomie et histologie
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
GE génétique
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
PY pathogénicité
RE effets des radiations
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
DeCS ID: 10038
Unique ID: D009854
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Onchocerca - Preferred
Concept UI M0015294
Preferred term Onchocerca
Entry term(s) Onchocerques

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