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Descriptor in English: Arguloida
Descriptor in Spanish: Arguloida
Descriptor in Portuguese: Arguloida
Descriptor in French: Arguloïda
Entry term(s): Arguloidas
Argulus
Branchiura (Crustacea)
Branchiuras (Crustacea)
Fish Lice
Fish Lices
Lice, Fish
Lices, Fish
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.070
Scope note: An order of CRUSTACEA that are parasitic on freshwater fish.
Annotation: do not confuse Branchiura the subclass of CRUSTACEA, with Branchiura a genus of ANNELIDA.
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
History Note: 2003
DeCS UI: 36544
Descriptor UI: D033341
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Arguloida - Preferred
Concept UI M0402292
Scope note An order of CRUSTACEA that are parasitic on freshwater fish.
Preferred term Arguloida
Entry term(s) Arguloidas
Fish Lice
Fish Lices
Lice, Fish
Lices, Fish
Branchiura (Crustacea) - Broader
Concept UI M0402293
Scope note Subclass of CRUSTACEA containing one order ARGULOIDA. They have sessile compound eyes and a shieldlike carapace.
Preferred term Branchiura (Crustacea)
Entry term(s) Branchiuras (Crustacea)
Argulus - Narrower
Concept UI M0402295
Preferred term Argulus



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