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Descriptor English: Platyhelminths
Descriptor Spanish: Platelmintos
Descriptor Portuguese: Platelmintos
Descriptor French: Plathelminthes
Entry term(s): Flatworm
Flatworms
Platyhelminth
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.736
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010986
Scope note: A phylum of acoelomate, bilaterally symmetrical flatworms, without a definite anus. It includes three classes: Cestoda, Turbellaria, and Trematoda.
Annotation: infection = CESTODE INFECTIONS or TREMATODE INFECTIONS; for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
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
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
DeCS ID: 11414
Unique ID: D010986
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Platyhelminths - Preferred
Concept UI M0017028
Scope note A phylum of acoelomate, bilaterally symmetrical flatworms, without a definite anus. It includes three classes: Cestoda, Turbellaria, and Trematoda.
Preferred term Platyhelminths
Entry term(s) Flatworm
Flatworms
Platyhelminth



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