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Descriptor English: Pentastomida
Descriptor Spanish: Pentastomida
Descriptor Portuguese: Pentastomídeos
Descriptor French: Pentastomida
Entry term(s): Linguatula serrata
Pentastomidas
Tongue Worm
Tongue Worms
Worm, Tongue
Worms, Tongue
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.640
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057078
Scope note: A subclass of CRUSTACEA comprising the tongue worms which are obligatory parasites of reptiles, birds, and mammals including humans.
Annotation: infection: coordinate (IM) with PARASITIC DISEASES (IM) or PARASITIC DISEASES, ANIMAL (IM)
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: Arthropods (1966-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53448
Unique ID: D057078
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Pentastomida - Preferred
Concept UI M0534359
Scope note A subclass of CRUSTACEA comprising the tongue worms which are obligatory parasites of reptiles, birds, and mammals including humans.
Preferred term Pentastomida
Entry term(s) Pentastomidas
Tongue Worm
Tongue Worms
Worm, Tongue
Worms, Tongue
Linguatula serrata - Narrower
Concept UI M0534639
Preferred term Linguatula serrata



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