Descriptor in English: Cestoda
Descriptor in Spanish: Cestodos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cestoides
Descriptor in French: Cestoda
Entry term(s): Cestodas
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.736.215
Scope note: A subclass of segmented worms comprising the tapeworms.
Annotation: GEN; IM; infection = CESTODE INFECTIONS; /drug eff: consider also ANTICESTODAL AGENTS; 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
Online Note: use CESTODA to search RAILLIETINA 1966-85
History Note: 65; was TAPEWORMS 1963-64; RAILLIETINA was see under CESTODA 1965-85, was see under TAPEWORMS 1963-64; SPIROMETRA was heading 1978-85
See also the descriptors: Anticestodal Agents MeSH
DeCS UI: 2629
Descriptor UI: D002589
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cestoda - Preferred
Concept UI M0003953
Scope note A subclass of segmented worms comprising the tapeworms.
Preferred term Cestoda
Entry term(s) Cestodas
Raillietina - Narrower
Concept UI M0003954
Preferred term Raillietina
Entry term(s) Raillietinas

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