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Descriptor English: Decapodiformes
Descriptor Spanish: Decapodiformes
Descriptor Portuguese: Decapodiformes
Descriptor French: Decapodiformes
Entry term(s): Cuttlefish
Cuttlefishs
Decapodiforme
Illex
Illices
Sepiidae
Squid
Squids
Todarode
Todarodes
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644.116.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049832
Scope note: A superorder of CEPHALOPODS comprised of squid, cuttlefish, and their relatives. Their distinguishing feature is the modification of their fourth pair of arms into tentacles, resulting in 10 limbs.
Annotation: SQUID as animal & food; squid giant axon: coordinate NIM with AXONS (IM)
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
Public MeSH Note: 2006; for CUTTLEFISH see MOLLUSCA 1995-2005; for SQUID see SQUID 1973-2005;
History Note: 2006; for CUTTLEFISH use MOLLUSCA 1995-2005
DeCS ID: 13572
Unique ID: D049832
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Decapodiformes - Preferred
Concept UI M0470390
Scope note A superorder of CEPHALOPODS comprised of squid, cuttlefish, and their relatives. Their distinguishing feature is the modification of their fourth pair of arms into tentacles, resulting in 10 limbs.
Preferred term Decapodiformes
Entry term(s) Decapodiforme
Sepiidae - Narrower
Concept UI M0470436
Preferred term Sepiidae
Entry term(s) Cuttlefish
Cuttlefishs
Todarodes - Narrower
Concept UI M0470479
Scope note A genus that includes the Japanese flying squid.
Preferred term Todarodes
Entry term(s) Todarode
Illex - Narrower
Concept UI M0470478
Scope note A genus that includes the Argentinian squid.
Preferred term Illex
Entry term(s) Illices
Squid - Narrower
Concept UI M0020402
Scope note Common name for different ten-armed cephalopod mollusks in numerous families, in the superorder DECAPODIFORMES. It includes the squid as food.
Preferred term Squid
Entry term(s) Squids



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