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Descriptor in English: Arthropods
Descriptor in Spanish: Artrópodos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Artrópodes
Descriptor in French: Arthropodes
Entry term(s): Arthropod
Arthropoda
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131
Scope note: Members of the phylum Arthropoda, composed of organisms having a hard, jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed legs. It includes the class INSECTS and the subclass ARACHNIDA, many species of which are important medically as parasites or as vectors of organisms capable of causing disease in man.
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
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 1188
Descriptor UI: D001181
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Arthropods - Preferred
Concept UI M0001759
Scope note Members of the phylum Arthropoda, composed of organisms having a hard, jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed legs. It includes the class INSECTS and the subclass ARACHNIDA, many species of which are important medically as parasites or as vectors of organisms capable of causing disease in man.
Preferred term Arthropods
Entry term(s) Arthropod
Arthropoda



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