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Electrophorus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Electrophorus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.378.430.250
Unique ID
D004593
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004593
Annotation
do not confuse entry term EEL, ELECTRIC with ELECTRIC FISH
Scope Note
A genus of fish, in the family GYMNOTIFORMES, capable of producing an electric shock that immobilizes fish and other prey. The species Electrophorus electricus is also known as the electric eel, though it is not a true eel.
Entry Term(s)
Eel, Electric
Electric Eel
Electrophorus electricus
Registry Number
txid8004
Related Numbers
txid8005
Public MeSH Note
1974
History Note
1974
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Electrophorus Preferred
Electrophorus electricus Narrower
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