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Descriptor English: Amphipoda
Descriptor Spanish: Anfípodos
Descriptor Portuguese: Anfípodes
Descriptor French: Amphipoda
Entry term(s): Amphipod
Amphipodas
Amphipods
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.055
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033304
Scope note: An order of mostly marine CRUSTACEA containing more than 5500 species in over 100 families. Like ISOPODA, the other large order in the superorder Peracarida, members are shrimp-like in appearance, have sessile compound eyes, and no carapace. But unlike Isopoda, they possess thoracic gills and their bodies are laterally compressed.
Annotation:
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 (1965-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36542
Unique ID: D033304
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Amphipoda - Preferred
Concept UI M0402270
Scope note An order of mostly marine CRUSTACEA containing more than 5500 species in over 100 families. Like ISOPODA, the other large order in the superorder Peracarida, members are shrimp-like in appearance, have sessile compound eyes, and no carapace. But unlike Isopoda, they possess thoracic gills and their bodies are laterally compressed.
Preferred term Amphipoda
Entry term(s) Amphipod
Amphipodas
Amphipods



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