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Descriptor English: Gastropoda
Descriptor Spanish: Gastrópodos
Descriptor Portuguese: Gastrópodes
Descriptor French: Gastropoda
Entry term(s): Gastropod
Gastropodas
Gastropods
Slug
Slugs
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049851
Scope note: A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of SNAILS and slugs. The former have coiled external shells and the latter usually lack shells.
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: Mollusca (1965-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50430
Unique ID: D049851
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Gastropoda - Preferred
Concept UI M0470518
Scope note A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of SNAILS and slugs. The former have coiled external shells and the latter usually lack shells.
Preferred term Gastropoda
Entry term(s) Gastropod
Gastropodas
Gastropods
Slugs - Narrower
Concept UI M0470519
Preferred term Slugs
Entry term(s) Slug



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