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Descriptor English: Crustacea
Descriptor Spanish: Crustáceos
Descriptor Portuguese: Crustáceos
Descriptor French: Crustacea
Entry term(s): Crustaceas
Ostracod
Ostracoda
Ostracodas
Ostracods
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003445
Scope note: A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).
Annotation: as animal and food; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate with SHELLFISH
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
Related: Shellfish MeSH
DeCS ID: 3462
Unique ID: D003445
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Crustacea - Preferred
Concept UI M0005370
Scope note A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).
Preferred term Crustacea
Entry term(s) Crustaceas
Ostracoda - Narrower
Concept UI M0407710
Scope note A class of bivalves in the subphylum CRUSTACEA.
Preferred term Ostracoda
Entry term(s) Ostracod
Ostracodas
Ostracods



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