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Descriptor English: Acari
Descriptor Spanish: Ácaros y Garrapatas
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácaros e Carrapatos
Descriptor French: Acari
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.166.132
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000053
Scope note: A large, subclass of arachnids comprising the MITES and TICKS, including parasites of plants, animals, and humans, as well as several important disease vectors.
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: Arachnida (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 58
Unique ID: D000053
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Acari - Preferred
Concept UI M0000079
Scope note A large, subclass of arachnids comprising the MITES and TICKS, including parasites of plants, animals, and humans, as well as several important disease vectors.
Preferred term Acari



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