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Descriptor English: Xestospongia
Descriptor Spanish: Xestospongia
Descriptor Portuguese: Xestospongia
Descriptor French: Xestospongia
Entry term(s): Xestospongias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.802.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047131
Scope note: A genus of SPONGES in the family Petrosiidae, characterized by an ectosomal skeleton consisting only of an isotropic reticulation of single spicules or spicule tracts.
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: Porifera (1981-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005
History Note: 2005
DeCS ID: 38528
Unique ID: D047131
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Xestospongia - Preferred
Concept UI M0456525
Scope note A genus of SPONGES in the family Petrosiidae, characterized by an ectosomal skeleton consisting only of an isotropic reticulation of single spicules or spicule tracts.
Preferred term Xestospongia
Entry term(s) Xestospongias



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