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Descriptor English: Nephropidae
Descriptor Spanish: Nephropidae
Descriptor Nephropidae
Entry term(s) Homarus
Homarus (homeopatía)
Homarus americanus
Homarus gammarus
Scope note: Familia de grandes CRUSTÁCEA marinos, del orden DECAPODA. Se denominan langostas con garras porque disponen de pinzas en los tres primeros pares de patas. El bogavante americano y la langosta del Cabo, del género Homarus, se utilizan comúnmente como alimento.
Descriptor Portuguese: Nephropidae
Descriptor French: Nephropidae
Entry term(s): American Lobster
Atlantic Lobster
Canadian Lobster
Canadian Reds
Clawed Lobster
Clawed Lobsters
Common Lobster
European Lobster
Homaridae
Homarus
Homarus (Homeopathy)
Homarus americanus
Homarus gammarus
Lobster, Clawed
Lobsters, Clawed
Maine Lobster
Northern Lobster
True Lobster
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.190.550
HP4.018.530.754
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008121
Scope note: Family of large marine CRUSTACEA, in the order DECAPODA. These are called clawed lobsters because they bear pincers on the first three pairs of legs. The American lobster and Cape lobster in the genus Homarus are commonly used for food.
Annotation: as animal & food; unspecified lobster as food probably goes here and is coord IM with SHELLFISH (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: Crustacea (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see LOBSTERS 1972-2002
History Note: 2003 (1972)
DeCS ID: 8298
Unique ID: D008121
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Nephropidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0012664
Scope note Family of large marine CRUSTACEA, in the order DECAPODA. These are called clawed lobsters because they bear pincers on the first three pairs of legs. The American lobster and Cape lobster in the genus Homarus are commonly used for food.
Preferred term Nephropidae
Entry term(s) Clawed Lobster
Clawed Lobsters
Homaridae
Lobster, Clawed
Lobsters, Clawed
Homarus - Narrower
Concept UI M0403084
Preferred term Homarus
Homarus (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00059294
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific Name: Homarus gammarus. Common name: Lobster. Abbreviation: "hom.". Animal origin. Parts used: whole animal or digestive juices.
Preferred term Homarus (Homeopathy)
Homarus gammarus - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063102
Preferred term Homarus gammarus
Entry term(s) Common Lobster
European Lobster
Homarus americanus - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063103
Preferred term Homarus americanus
Entry term(s) American Lobster
Atlantic Lobster
Canadian Lobster
Canadian Reds
Maine Lobster
Northern Lobster
True Lobster



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