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Descriptor English: Wetlands
Descriptor Spanish: Humedales
Descriptor Portuguese: Áreas Alagadas
Descriptor French: Zones humides
Entry term(s): Bog
Bogs
Forest, Mangrove
Forests, Mangrove
Mangrove Forest
Mangrove Forests
Mangrove Swamp
Mangrove Swamps
Marsh
Marshes
Muddy Salt Flats
Mudflats
Salt Evaporation Pond
Salt Evaporation Ponds
Salt Ponds
Swamp
Swamp, Mangrove
Swamps
Swamps, Mangrove
Wetland
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.157.812
N06.230.124.625
SP4.016.132.553.934
SP4.031.100.200.292.663.214
SP8.473.654.482.147
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053833
Scope note: Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.
Annotation: note entry term MANGROVE SWAMPS: MANGROVE, GREY and MANGROVE, BLACK see AVICENNIA and MANGROVE, AMERICAN and MANGROVE, RED see RHIZOPHORACEAE are also available
Previous Indexing: Water (1978-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Aquatic Flora DeCS
Avicennia MeSH
Stagnant Water DeCS
Wetlands, Constructed DeCS
DeCS ID: 51707
Unique ID: D053833
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2015/06/15
Wetlands - Preferred
Concept UI M0496767
Scope note Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.
Preferred term Wetlands
Entry term(s) Wetland
Mangrove Swamps - Narrower
Concept UI M0561408
Scope note Coastal wetlands found in tropical and subtropical regions.
Preferred term Mangrove Swamps
Entry term(s) Forest, Mangrove
Forests, Mangrove
Mangrove Forest
Mangrove Forests
Mangrove Swamp
Swamp, Mangrove
Swamps, Mangrove
Swamps - Narrower
Concept UI M0496769
Preferred term Swamps
Entry term(s) Swamp
Bogs - Narrower
Concept UI M0496768
Preferred term Bogs
Entry term(s) Bog
Marshes - Narrower
Concept UI M0496770
Preferred term Marshes
Entry term(s) Marsh
Muddy Salt Flats - Narrower
Concept UI F0001329
Preferred term Muddy Salt Flats
Entry term(s) Mudflats
Salt Evaporation Ponds - Narrower
Concept UI F0001330
Preferred term Salt Evaporation Ponds
Entry term(s) Salt Evaporation Pond
Salt Ponds



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