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Descriptor English: Periphyton
Descriptor Spanish: Perifiton
Descriptor Portuguese: Perifíton
Descriptor French: Périphyton
Entry term(s): Periphytons
Tree number(s): B05.080.250
G06.591.937
G16.500.275.157.049.100.500.937
N06.230.124.049.100.500.875
SP4.016.157.788
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000074284
Scope note: A complex mixture of organisms (algae, cyanobacteria, heterotrophic microbes, detritus, etc.) clinging on the surfaces of plants and other objects projecting from the bottom sediments of aquatic ecosystems.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 25429
Unique ID: D000074284
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Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/06/19
Periphyton - Preferred
Concept UI M000625914
Scope note A complex mixture of organisms (algae, cyanobacteria, heterotrophic microbes, detritus, etc.) clinging on the surfaces of plants and other objects projecting from the bottom sediments of aquatic ecosystems.
Preferred term Periphyton
Entry term(s) Periphytons



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