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Descriptor English: Sea Urchins
Descriptor Spanish: Erizos de Mar
Descriptor Portuguese: Ouriços-do-Mar
Descriptor French: Echinoidea
Entry term(s): Clypeasteroida
Clypeasteroidas
Dollar, Sand
Dollars, Sand
Echinoidea
Echinoideas
Sand Dollar
Sand Dollars
Sand-Dollar
Sand-Dollars
Sea Urchin
Urchin, Sea
Urchins, Sea
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.408.578
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012617
Scope note: Somewhat flattened, globular echinoderms, having thin, brittle shells of calcareous plates. They are useful models for studying FERTILIZATION and EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; sea urchin eggs = OVUM (IM) + SEA URCHINS (NIM) if merely test organism
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
Previous Indexing: Echinodermata (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 12999
Unique ID: D012617
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Sea Urchins - Preferred
Concept UI M0019572
Scope note Somewhat flattened, globular echinoderms, having thin, brittle shells of calcareous plates. They are useful models for studying FERTILIZATION and EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT.
Preferred term Sea Urchins
Entry term(s) Echinoidea
Echinoideas
Sea Urchin
Urchin, Sea
Urchins, Sea
Sand-Dollar - Narrower
Concept UI M0351759
Scope note The order Clypeasteroida.
Preferred term Sand-Dollar
Entry term(s) Clypeasteroida
Clypeasteroidas
Dollar, Sand
Dollars, Sand
Sand Dollar
Sand Dollars
Sand-Dollars



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