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Helminths MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Helminths
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.500
Unique ID
D006376
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006376
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; infection equals HELMINTHIASIS; coordinate with specific precoordinated helminth terms (e.g., ANTIGENS, HELMINTH) if pertinent
Scope Note
Commonly known as parasitic worms, this group includes the ACANTHOCEPHALA; NEMATODA; and PLATYHELMINTHS. Some authors consider certain species of LEECHES that can become temporarily parasitic as helminths.
Entry Term(s)
Aschelminthes
Gordius
Nematomorpha
Parasitic Worms
Worms, Parasitic
Related Numbers
txid33310
txid42814
Public MeSH Note
ASCHELMINTHES was heading 1976-85
Online Note
use HELMINTHS to search ASCHELMINTHES 1976-85
History Note
ASCHELMINTHES was heading 1976-85
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Helminths Preferred
Aschelminthes Narrower
Nematomorpha Narrower
Gordius Narrower
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