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Descriptor in English: Cnidaria
Descriptor in Spanish: Cnidarios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cnidários
Descriptor in French: Cnidaria
Entry term(s): Cnidarian
Cnidarians
Cnidarias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.308
Scope note: A phylum of radially symmetrical invertebrates characterized by possession of stinging cells called nematocysts. It includes the classes ANTHOZOA; CUBOZOA; HYDROZOA, and SCYPHOZOA. Members carry CNIDARIAN VENOMS.
Annotation: poisoning: coord with CNIDARIAN VENOMS if pertinent
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: 1995 (1963)
See also the descriptors: Cnidarian Venoms MeSH
DeCS UI: 3093
Descriptor UI: D003063
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cnidaria - Preferred
Concept UI M0004704
Scope note A phylum of radially symmetrical invertebrates characterized by possession of stinging cells called nematocysts. It includes the classes ANTHOZOA; CUBOZOA; HYDROZOA, and SCYPHOZOA. Members carry CNIDARIAN VENOMS.
Preferred term Cnidaria
Entry term(s) Cnidarian
Cnidarians
Cnidarias



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