Descriptor English: Mollusca
Descriptor Spanish: Moluscos
Descriptor Portuguese: Moluscos
Descriptor French: Mollusca
Entry term(s): Mollusques
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A phylum of the kingdom Metazoa. Mollusca have soft, unsegmented bodies with an anterior head, a dorsal visceral mass, and a ventral foot. Most are encased in a protective calcareous shell. It includes the classes GASTROPODA; BIVALVIA; CEPHALOPODA; Aplacophora; Scaphopoda; Polyplacophora; and Monoplacophora.
Annotation: as animal & food; IM; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomie et histologie
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
GE génétique
IM immunologie
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
PY pathogénicité
RE effets des radiations
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Related: Fruits de mer MeSH
DeCS ID: 9163
Unique ID: D008974
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Mollusca - Preferred
Concept UI M0013992
Preferred term Mollusca
Entry term(s) Mollusques

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