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Descriptor English: Conus Snail
Descriptor Spanish: Caracol Conus
Descriptor Portuguese: Caramujo Conus
Descriptor French: Conus
Entry term(s): Conus
Conus Snails
Snail, Conus
Snails, Conus
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644.400.275
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052078
Scope note: A genus of cone-shaped marine snails in the family Conidae, class GASTROPODA. It comprises more than 600 species, many containing unique venoms (CONUS VENOMS) with which they immobilize their prey.
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 (1966-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
Related: Conotoxins MeSH
DeCS ID: 50432
Unique ID: D052078
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
Conus Snail - Preferred
Concept UI M0482897
Scope note A genus of cone-shaped marine snails in the family Conidae, class GASTROPODA. It comprises more than 600 species, many containing unique venoms (CONUS VENOMS) with which they immobilize their prey.
Preferred term Conus Snail
Entry term(s) Conus
Conus Snails
Snail, Conus
Snails, Conus



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