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Descriptor English: Cubozoa
Descriptor Spanish: Cubomedusas
Descriptor Portuguese: Cubomedusas
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037462
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
Previous Indexing: Cnidaria (1968-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36559
Unique ID: D037462
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: 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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