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Balantidium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Balantidium
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.185.375.650.650.153
Unique ID
D001448
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001448
Annotation
infection = BALANTIDIASIS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of protozoa parasitic in the digestive tract of vertebrate or invertebrate hosts. Asexual multiplication is accomplished by transverse binary fission. Its organisms are ovoidal in shape and have a ciliated covering over the entire body.
Registry Number
txid71584
NLM Classification #
QW 217
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Balantidium Preferred
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