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Dinoflagellida MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dinoflagellida
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.214
Unique ID
D004141
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004141
Annotation
infection: coordinate with PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
Flagellate EUKARYOTES, found mainly in the oceans. They are characterized by the presence of transverse and longitudinal flagella which propel the organisms in a rotating manner through the water. Dinoflagellida were formerly members of the class Phytomastigophorea under the old five kingdom paradigm.
Entry Term(s)
Dinoflagellates
Gambierdiscus toxicus
Gonyaulax
Gymnodinium
Peridinium
Related Numbers
txid2867
txid2912
txid2955
txid373098
NLM Classification #
QW 205
Previous Indexing
Mastigophora (1966-1974)
See Also
Harmful Algal Bloom
Phytoplankton
Saxitoxin
Public MeSH Note
1986; see DINOFLAGELLATES 1979-1985, see MASTIGOPHORA 1969-1978; GONYAULAX, GYMNODINIUM & PERIDINIUM were see RED TIDE 1979-1985
History Note
1986 (1969); use DINOFLAGELLATES 1979-1985; GONYAULAX, GYMNODINIUM & PERIDINIUM were see RED TIDE 1979-1985
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Dinoflagellida Preferred
Gonyaulax Narrower
Gambierdiscus toxicus Narrower
Gymnodinium Related
Peridinium Narrower
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