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Descriptor English: Polyplacophora
Descriptor Spanish: Poliplacóforos
Descriptor Portuguese: Poliplacóforos
Descriptor French: Polyplacophora
Entry term(s): Chiton
Chitons
Polyplacophoras
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049916
Scope note: A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of flattened, elongated marine mollusks, commonly called chitons. They are unique in that they possess seven or eight separate shell plates.
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 (1967-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50436
Unique ID: D049916
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
Polyplacophora - Preferred
Concept UI M0471011
Scope note A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of flattened, elongated marine mollusks, commonly called chitons. They are unique in that they possess seven or eight separate shell plates.
Preferred term Polyplacophora
Entry term(s) Chiton
Chitons
Polyplacophoras



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