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Descriptor English: Lampreys
Descriptor Spanish: Lampreas
Descriptor Portuguese: Lampreias
Descriptor French: Lamproies
Entry term(s): Eel, Lamprey
Eels, Lamprey
Lamprey
Lamprey Eel
Lamprey Eels
Petromyzontidae
Petromyzontiformes
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.559
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007798
Scope note: Common name for the only family (Petromyzontidae) of eellike fish in the order Petromyzontiformes. They are jawless but have a sucking mouth with horny teeth.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CYCLOSTOMES 1975-90
Online Note: search CYCLOSTOMES 1968-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under CYCLOSTOMES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 7976
Unique ID: D007798
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: 2009/07/06
Lampreys - Preferred
Concept UI M0012198
Scope note Common name for the only family (Petromyzontidae) of eellike fish in the order Petromyzontiformes. They are jawless but have a sucking mouth with horny teeth.
Preferred term Lampreys
Entry term(s) Eel, Lamprey
Eels, Lamprey
Lamprey
Lamprey Eel
Lamprey Eels
Petromyzontidae
Petromyzontiformes - Broader
Concept UI M0367513
Scope note Order of fish containing one family (Petromyzontidae).
Preferred term Petromyzontiformes



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