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Descriptor in English: Acanthocephala
Descriptor in Spanish: Acantocéfalos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acantocéfalos
Descriptor in French: Acanthocephala
Entry term(s): Acanthocephalas
Thorny Headed Worms
Thorny-Headed Worm
Thorny-Headed Worms
Worm, Thorny-Headed
Worms, Thorny-Headed
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.132
Scope note: A phylum of parasitic worms, closely related to tapeworms and containing two genera: Moniliformis, which sometimes infects man, and Macracanthorhynchus, which infects swine.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with HELMINTHIASIS (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, HELMINTH, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, HELMINTH
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
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Online Note: search HELMINTHS 1966-73
History Note: 74; was see under HELMINTHS 1963-73
DeCS UI: 51
Descriptor UI: D000049
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Acanthocephala - Preferred
Concept UI M0000075
Scope note A phylum of parasitic worms, closely related to tapeworms and containing two genera: Moniliformis, which sometimes infects man, and Macracanthorhynchus, which infects swine.
Preferred term Acanthocephala
Entry term(s) Acanthocephalas
Thorny Headed Worms
Thorny-Headed Worm
Thorny-Headed Worms
Worm, Thorny-Headed
Worms, Thorny-Headed



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