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Descriptor English: Shellfish
Descriptor Spanish: Mariscos
Descriptor Portuguese: Frutos do Mar
Descriptor French: Fruits de mer
Tree number(s): G07.203.300.600.875.700
J02.500.600.875.700
SP4.016.157.758
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012758
Scope note: Aquatic invertebrates belonging to the phylum MOLLUSCA or the subphylum CRUSTACEA, and used as food.
Annotation: as food, coordinate IM with specific shellfish (IM); shellfish as animal = CRUSTACEA or MOLLUSCA or specifics; shellfish poisoning usually due to toxins from marine flora or fauna = MARINE TOXINS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
Entry Combination: poisoning:Shellfish Poisoning
Related: Astacoidea MeSH
Bivalvia MeSH
Brachyura MeSH
Cephalopoda MeSH
Gastropoda MeSH
Nephropidae MeSH
DeCS ID: 13136
Unique ID: D012758
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: 2014/10/14
Shellfish - Preferred
Concept UI M0019768
Scope note Aquatic invertebrates belonging to the phylum MOLLUSCA or the subphylum CRUSTACEA, and used as food.
Preferred term Shellfish



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