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Bryozoa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bryozoa
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.217
Unique ID
D002013
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002013
Annotation
a phylum of tiny aquatic colonial animals; /‌microbiol /‌parasitol /‌virol permitted
Scope Note
A phylum of small sessile aquatic animals living as small tufted colonies. Some appear like hydroids or corals, but their internal structure is more advanced. Most bryozoans are matlike, forming thin encrustations on rocks, shells, or kelp. (Storer & Stebbins, General Zoology, 6th ed, p443)
Entry Term(s)
Moss Animals
Zoophytes
Registry Number
txid10205
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Bryozoa Preferred
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