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Descriptor English: Daphnia
Descriptor Spanish: Daphnia
Descriptor Portuguese: Daphnia
Descriptor French: Daphnia
Entry term(s): Daphnias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.150.200
SP4.016.157.703
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003621
Scope note: A diverse genus of minute freshwater CRUSTACEA, of the suborder CLADOCERA. They are a major food source for both young and adult freshwater fish.
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
Previous Indexing: Crustacea (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 3640
Unique ID: D003621
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Daphnia - Preferred
Concept UI M0005660
Scope note A diverse genus of minute freshwater CRUSTACEA, of the suborder CLADOCERA. They are a major food source for both young and adult freshwater fish.
Preferred term Daphnia
Entry term(s) Daphnias



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