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Hirudo medicinalis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hirudo medicinalis
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.091.426.400
Unique ID
D047709
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047709
Scope Note
A species of European freshwater LEECHES used for BLOODLETTING in ancient times and also for LEECHING in modern times.
Registry Number
txid6421
Previous Indexing
Leeches (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see LEECHES 2002-2004
History Note
2005; use LEECHES 2002-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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