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Descriptor English: Cladocera
Descriptor Spanish: Cladóceros
Descriptor Portuguese: Cladóceros
Descriptor French: Cladocera
Entry term(s): Cladoceras
Flea, Water
Fleas, Water
Water Flea
Water Fleas
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033361
Scope note: A suborder of CRUSTACEA, order Diplostraca, comprising the water fleas. They are benthic filter feeders that consume PHYTOPLANKTON. The body is laterally compressed and enclosed in a bivalved carapace, from which the head extends.
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 (1968-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36545
Unique ID: D033361
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cladocera - Preferred
Concept UI M0402365
Scope note A suborder of CRUSTACEA, order Diplostraca, comprising the water fleas. They are benthic filter feeders that consume PHYTOPLANKTON. The body is laterally compressed and enclosed in a bivalved carapace, from which the head extends.
Preferred term Cladocera
Entry term(s) Cladoceras
Flea, Water
Fleas, Water
Water Flea
Water Fleas



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