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Descriptor English: Cypriniformes
Descriptor Spanish: Cipriniformes
Descriptor Portuguese: Cipriniformes
Descriptor French: Cypriniformes
Entry term(s): Catastomus
Catostomidae
Catostomus
Cobitidae
Loaches
Misgurnus
Sucker (Fish)
Suckers (Fish)
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003531
Scope note: An order of fish with 26 families and over 3,000 species. This order includes the families CYPRINIDAE (minnows and CARPS), Cobitidae (loaches), and Catostomidae (suckers).
Annotation: do not confuse with CYPRINODONTIFORMES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1987; for CATOSTOMUS see CATASTOMUS 1987-2006
History Note: 1987
DeCS ID: 19142
Unique ID: D003531
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/15
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cypriniformes - Preferred
Concept UI M0005508
Scope note An order of fish with 26 families and over 3,000 species. This order includes the families CYPRINIDAE (minnows and CARPS), Cobitidae (loaches), and Catostomidae (suckers).
Preferred term Cypriniformes
Loaches - Narrower
Concept UI M0005509
Scope note Common name for family Cobitidae.
Preferred term Loaches
Entry term(s) Cobitidae
Suckers (Fish) - Narrower
Concept UI M0005511
Scope note Common name for family Catostomidae.
Preferred term Suckers (Fish)
Entry term(s) Catostomidae
Sucker (Fish)
Catostomus - Narrower
Concept UI M0005507
Scope note Genus of Cobitidae (suckers).
Preferred term Catostomus
Entry term(s) Catastomus
Misgurnus - Narrower
Concept UI M0005510
Scope note Genus of Cobitidae (loaches).
Preferred term Misgurnus



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