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Diapause MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diapause
Tree Number(s)
G07.345.500.550.500.250
Unique ID
D000074767
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000074767
Scope Note
A period of arrested growth or development in animals that is triggered by external conditions, such as length of day, extreme temperatures, or reduced food availability. It can occur at the embryonic, larval, pupal, or adult stage, depending on the species.
See Also
Torpor
Public MeSH Note
2018; for DIAPAUSE, INSECT see DIAPAUSE, INSECT 2014-2017
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2017/04/14
Diapause Preferred
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