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Fungi MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fungi
Tree Number(s)
B01.300
Unique ID
D005658
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005658
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; fungal diseases equals MYCOSES, fungal diseases of skin equals DERMATOMYCOSES
Scope Note
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
Entry Term(s)
Fungi, Filamentous
Molds
Registry Number
txid4751
See Also
Antifungal Agents
Fungal Proteins
Fungicides, Industrial
Consider Also
consider also terms at MYCO-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Fungi Preferred
Fungi, Filamentous Narrower
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