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Descriptor English: Gnathostoma
Descriptor Spanish: Gnathostoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Gnathostoma
Descriptor French: Gnathostoma
Entry term(s): Gnathostomas
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.500.294.400.937.700.722.375
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006039
Scope note: A genus of parasitic nematodes that occurs in mammals including man. Infection in humans is either by larvae penetrating the skin or by ingestion of uncooked fish.
Annotation: infection = GNATHOSTOMIASIS; coordinate with specific precoordinated helminth terms (e.g., ANTIGENS, HELMINTH) if pertinent
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
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under THELAZIOIDEA 1986-90; was see under SPIRUROIDEA 1963-85
Online Note: search SPIRUROIDEA 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under THELAZIOIDEA 1986-90; was see under SPIRUROIDEA 1963-85
DeCS ID: 6183
Unique ID: D006039
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Gnathostoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0009513
Scope note A genus of parasitic nematodes that occurs in mammals including man. Infection in humans is either by larvae penetrating the skin or by ingestion of uncooked fish.
Preferred term Gnathostoma
Entry term(s) Gnathostomas



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