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Descriptor English: Drosophilidae
Descriptor Spanish: Drosophilidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Drosophilidae
Descriptor French: Drosophilidae
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.310
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018428
Scope note: A family of the order DIPTERA. These flies are generally found around decaying vegetation and fruit. Several species, because of their short life span, giant salivary gland chromosomes, and ease of culturing, have been used extensively in studies of heredity.
Annotation: a family of Diptera; /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted; do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
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
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32272
Unique ID: D018428
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Drosophilidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0027653
Scope note A family of the order DIPTERA. These flies are generally found around decaying vegetation and fruit. Several species, because of their short life span, giant salivary gland chromosomes, and ease of culturing, have been used extensively in studies of heredity.
Preferred term Drosophilidae



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