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Descriptor English: Hagfishes
Descriptor Spanish: Anguila Babosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Feiticeiras (Peixe)
Descriptor French: Myxines
Entry term(s): Hagfish
Hagfishe
Hagfishs
Myxiniforme
Myxiniformes
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.200.400.380
B01.050.150.900.493.516
B01.050.500.272.400.380
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006196
Scope note: Common name for a family of eel-shaped jawless fishes (Myxinidae), the only family in the order MYXINIFORMES. They are not true vertebrates.
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
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see HAGFISH 1991-2001, see CYCLOSTOMES 1975-1990
History Note: 2002 (1975)
DeCS ID: 6348
Unique ID: D006196
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: 2013/07/08
Hagfishes - Preferred
Concept UI M0009744
Scope note Common name for a family of eel-shaped jawless fishes (Myxinidae), the only family in the order MYXINIFORMES. They are not true vertebrates.
Preferred term Hagfishes
Entry term(s) Hagfish
Hagfishe
Hagfishs
Myxiniformes - Broader
Concept UI M0367510
Scope note Order of Craniata containing one family Myxinidae. They have a partial cranium (skull), but no vertebrae, and so they are not true vertebrates.
Preferred term Myxiniformes
Entry term(s) Myxiniforme



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