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Descriptor English: Paramecium
Descriptor Spanish: Paramecium
Descriptor Portuguese: Paramecium
Descriptor French: Paramecium
Entry term(s): Parameciums
Tree number(s): B01.043.185.650.375.550.637
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010247
Scope note: A genus of ciliate protozoa that is often large enough to be seen by the naked eye. Paramecia are commonly used in genetic, cytological, and other research.
Annotation: infection: coordinate IM with CILIOPHORA INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10437
Unique ID: D010247
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Paramecium - Preferred
Concept UI M0015882
Scope note A genus of ciliate protozoa that is often large enough to be seen by the naked eye. Paramecia are commonly used in genetic, cytological, and other research.
Preferred term Paramecium
Entry term(s) Parameciums



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