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Descriptor English: Gymnotiformes
Descriptor Spanish: Gymnotiformes
Descriptor Portuguese: Gimnotiformes
Descriptor French: Gymnotiformes
Entry term(s): Eigenmannia
Eigenmannias
Gymnotid
Gymnotidae
Gymnotids
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.378.430
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023702
Scope note: An order of neotropical electric fish found chiefly in the waters of South America. They continually emit weak electric discharges, which they use in object location and communication. A most popular species of research interest is the electric eel, ELECTROPHORUS electricus.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for GYMNOTID see ELECTRIC FISH 1987-2001
History Note: 2002; for GYMNOTID use ELECTRIC FISH 1987-2001
DeCS ID: 35550
Unique ID: D023702
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Gymnotiformes - Preferred
Concept UI M0367256
Scope note An order of neotropical electric fish found chiefly in the waters of South America. They continually emit weak electric discharges, which they use in object location and communication. A most popular species of research interest is the electric eel, ELECTROPHORUS electricus.
Preferred term Gymnotiformes
Gymnotid - Narrower
Concept UI M0007164
Scope note Any species of fish in the family Gymnotidae.
Preferred term Gymnotid
Entry term(s) Gymnotidae
Gymnotids
Eigenmannia - Narrower
Concept UI M0007162
Scope note Genus in the family Eigenmanniidae.
Preferred term Eigenmannia
Entry term(s) Eigenmannias



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