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Descriptor in English: Cubozoa
Descriptor in Spanish: Cubomedusas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cubomedusas
Descriptor in French: Cubozoa
Entry term(s): Box Jellyfish
Box Jellyfishs
Carybdea
Carybdeas
Chironex
Chironices
Cubozoas
Jellyfish, Box
Jellyfishs, Box
Sea Wasp
Sea Wasps
Wasp, Sea
Wasps, Sea
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.308.361
Scope note: The class of box jellyfish, in the phylum CNIDARIA, characterized by their cube shape, and considered the most venomous jellyfish.
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: 36559
Descriptor UI: D037462
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cubozoa - Preferred
Concept UI M0412878
Scope note The class of box jellyfish, in the phylum CNIDARIA, characterized by their cube shape, and considered the most venomous jellyfish.
Preferred term Cubozoa
Entry term(s) Box Jellyfish
Box Jellyfishs
Cubozoas
Jellyfish, Box
Jellyfishs, Box
Sea Wasp
Sea Wasps
Wasp, Sea
Wasps, Sea
Carybdea - Narrower
Concept UI M0412879
Scope note Genus of box jellyfish in the family Carybdeidae.
Preferred term Carybdea
Entry term(s) Carybdeas
Chironex - Narrower
Concept UI M0412880
Scope note Genus of box jellyfish in the family Chirodropidae.
Preferred term Chironex
Entry term(s) Chironices



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