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Descriptor in English: Starfish
Descriptor in Spanish: Estrellas de Mar
Descriptor in Portuguese: Estrelas-do-Mar
Descriptor in French: Étoile de mer
Entry term(s): Sea Star
Sea Stars
Seastar
Seastars
Starfishes
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.408.765
Scope note: Echinoderms having bodies of usually five radially disposed arms coalescing at the center.
Annotation: note specifics
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
History Note: 72
DeCS UI: 13600
Descriptor UI: D013215
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Starfish - Preferred
Concept UI M0020438
Scope note Echinoderms having bodies of usually five radially disposed arms coalescing at the center.
Preferred term Starfish
Entry term(s) Sea Star
Sea Stars
Seastar
Seastars
Starfishes



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