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Apicomplexa MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Apicomplexa
Tree Number(s)
B01.043.075
Unique ID
D016782
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016782
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; infection: coordinate IM with PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc.) if pertinent
Scope Note
A phylum of unicellular parasitic EUKARYOTES characterized by the presence of complex apical organelles generally consisting of a conoid that aids in penetrating host cells, rhoptries that possibly secrete a proteolytic enzyme, and subpellicular microtubules that may be related to motility.
Entry Term(s)
Sporozoa
Sporozoea
Registry Number
txid5794
NLM Classification #
QW 208
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Apicomplexa Preferred
Sporozoea Narrower
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