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Petromyzon MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Petromyzon
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.559.600
Unique ID
D048428
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048428
Scope Note
A genus of primitive fish in the family Petromyzontidae. The sole species is Petromyzon marinus, known as the sea lamprey. The adult form feeds parasitically on other fish species.
Entry Term(s)
Petromyzon marinus
Sea Lamprey
Registry Number
txid7756
Related Numbers
txid7757
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1965-1989)
Lampreys (1974-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Petromyzon Preferred
Petromyzon marinus Narrower
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