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Descriptor English: Ancylostomatoidea
Descriptor Spanish: Ancylostomatoidea
Descriptor Portuguese: Ancylostomatoidea
Descriptor French: Ancylostomatoidea
Entry term(s): Ancylostomatoideas
Bunostomum
Bunostomums
Hookworm
Hookworms
Uncinaria stenocephala
Uncinaria stenocephalas
stenocephalas, Uncinaria
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.968.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000723
Scope note: A superfamily of nematode parasitic hookworms consisting of four genera: ANCYLOSTOMA; NECATOR; Bunostomum; and Uncinaria. ANCYLOSTOMA and NECATOR occur in humans and other mammals. Bunostomum is common in ruminants and Uncinaria in wolves, foxes, and dogs.
Annotation: a superfamily of nematodes (hookworms): HOOKWORM, NEW WORLD see NECATOR & HOOKWORM, OLD WORLD see ANCYLOSTOMA are available; infection = HOOKWORM INFECTIONS but see note under ANCYLOSTOMA; 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
Public MeSH Note: 86; was HOOKWORMS 1963-85
Online Note: use ANCYLOSTOMATOIDEA to search HOOKWORMS 1966-85
History Note: 86; was HOOKWORMS 1963-85
DeCS ID: 19020
Unique ID: D000723
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Ancylostomatoidea - Preferred
Concept UI M0001098
Scope note A superfamily of nematode parasitic hookworms consisting of four genera: ANCYLOSTOMA; NECATOR; Bunostomum; and Uncinaria. ANCYLOSTOMA and NECATOR occur in humans and other mammals. Bunostomum is common in ruminants and Uncinaria in wolves, foxes, and dogs.
Preferred term Ancylostomatoidea
Entry term(s) Ancylostomatoideas
Hookworm
Hookworms
Uncinaria stenocephala - Narrower
Concept UI M0001100
Preferred term Uncinaria stenocephala
Entry term(s) Uncinaria stenocephalas
stenocephalas, Uncinaria
Bunostomum - Narrower
Concept UI M0001099
Preferred term Bunostomum
Entry term(s) Bunostomums



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