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Descriptor in English: Ascaris
Descriptor in Spanish: Ascaris
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ascaris
Descriptor in French: Ascaris
Entry term(s): Ascari
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.500.100.108
Scope note: A genus of nematodes of the superfamily ASCARIDOIDEA whose species usually inhabit the intestine.
Annotation: a genus of nematodes; do not confuse with ASCARIDIA, another genus, both belonging to the superfamily of ASCARIDOIDEA; do not confuse with ACARI (mites & ticks) or ACARUS (mites); infection = ASCARIASIS; 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
DeCS UI: 1205
Descriptor UI: D001200
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Ascaris - Preferred
Concept UI M0001790
Scope note A genus of nematodes of the superfamily ASCARIDOIDEA whose species usually inhabit the intestine.
Preferred term Ascaris
Entry term(s) Ascari



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