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Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Venoms
Tree Number(s)
A12.200.935
D20.888
D23.946.833
Unique ID
D014688
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014688
Annotation
general or unspecified only: prefer specifics; coordinate with the animal producing the venom but many specific precoordinated venom terms are available (AMPHIBIAN VENOMS; ARTHROPOD VENOMS; SNAKE VENOMS & its indentions, etc.)
Scope Note
Poisonous animal secretions forming fluid mixtures of many different enzymes, toxins, and other substances. These substances are produced in specialized glands and secreted through specialized delivery systems (nematocysts, spines, fangs, etc.) for disabling prey or predator.
Entry Term(s)
Venom
Pharm Action
Poisons
Registry Number
0
See Also
Antivenins
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Antivenins
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Venoms Preferred
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