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Descriptor in English: Anthozoa
Descriptor in Spanish: Antozoos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Antozoários
Descriptor in French: Anthozoa
Entry term(s): Anthozoas
Coral
Corals
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.308.237
Scope note: A class in the phylum CNIDARIA, comprised mostly of corals and anemones. All members occur only as polyps; the medusa stage is completely absent.
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; for CORALS use CNIDARIA 1998-2002
See also the descriptors: Coral Reefs MeSH
DeCS UI: 36558
Descriptor UI: D037421
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Anthozoa - Preferred
Concept UI M0412731
Scope note A class in the phylum CNIDARIA, comprised mostly of corals and anemones. All members occur only as polyps; the medusa stage is completely absent.
Preferred term Anthozoa
Entry term(s) Anthozoas
Corals - Narrower
Concept UI M0004705
Scope note Species of ANTHOZOA which secrete a skeleton and are responsible for the formation of CORAL REEFS.
Preferred term Corals
Entry term(s) Coral



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