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Oocysts MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oocysts
Tree Number(s)
A11.870.740.600
B05.500.675
B05.775.740.600
G07.345.500.550.500.675
Unique ID
D033661
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033661
Scope Note
Zygote-containing cysts of sporozoan protozoa. Further development in an oocyst produces small individual infective organisms called SPOROZOITES. Then, depending on the genus, the entire oocyst is called a sporocyst or the oocyst contains multiple sporocysts encapsulating the sporozoites.
Entry Term(s)
Sporocysts
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Oocysts Preferred
Sporocysts Related
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