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Descriptor English: Mucor
Descriptor Spanish: Mucor
Descriptor Portuguese: Mucor
Descriptor French: Mucor
Entry term(s): Mucors
Tree number(s): B01.300.300.500.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009089
Scope note: A genus of zygomycetous fungi of the family Mucoraceae, order Mucorales. It is primarily saprophytic, but may cause MUCORMYCOSIS in man from spores germinating in the lungs.
Annotation: a zygomycete; infection = MUCORMYCOSIS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9281
Unique ID: D009089
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Mucor - Preferred
Concept UI M0014178
Scope note A genus of zygomycetous fungi of the family Mucoraceae, order Mucorales. It is primarily saprophytic, but may cause MUCORMYCOSIS in man from spores germinating in the lungs.
Preferred term Mucor
Entry term(s) Mucors



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