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Entamoeba histolytica MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Entamoeba histolytica
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.500.100.700.335.330
Unique ID
D004748
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004748
Annotation
infection: coordinate with ENTAMOEBIASIS and, if pertinent, coordinate with DYSENTERY, AMEBIC or LIVER ABSCESS, AMEBIC; coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A species of parasitic protozoa causing ENTAMOEBIASIS and amebic dysentery (DYSENTERY, AMEBIC). Characteristics include a single nucleus containing a small central karyosome and peripheral chromatin that is finely and regularly beaded.
Entry Term(s)
Endamoeba histolytica
Registry Number
txid5759
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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