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Chilopoda MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chilopoda
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.266
Unique ID
D000083802
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000083802
Scope Note
Class of Arthropoda in the subphylum Myriapoda which comprises centipedes and millipedes. Chilopoda or centipedes are characterized by long multi-segmented bodies with each segment with a pair of legs. Most centipedes are predatory and venomous. While centipede bites typically only cause pain, irritation and allergic reactions they sometimes cause acute HYPERTENSION and MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA.
Entry Term(s)
Centipedes
Geophilids
Geophilomorpha
Scolopendra
Scolopendrid Centipedes
Scolopendrids
Registry Number
txid7540
Related Numbers
txid41364
txid60154
Previous Indexing
Arthropods (1968-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/07
Chilopoda Preferred
Geophilomorpha Narrower
Scolopendra Narrower
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