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Amoeba MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amoeba
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.500.100.700.089
Unique ID
D000656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000656
Annotation
the genus name: entry term AMEBA sometimes used loosely for the common nouns ameba & amoeba; infection = AMEBIASIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of ameboid protozoa. Characteristics include a vesicular nucleus and the formation of several PSEUDOPODIA, one of which is dominant at a given time. Reproduction occurs asexually by binary fission.
Entry Term(s)
Ameba
Registry Number
txid5774
NLM Classification #
QW 228
See Also
Amebicides
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Amoeba Preferred
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