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Mollusca MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mollusca
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.644
Unique ID
D008974
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008974
Annotation
as animal & food; IM; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Scope Note
A phylum of the kingdom Metazoa. Mollusca have soft, unsegmented bodies with an anterior head, a dorsal visceral mass, and a ventral foot. Most are encased in a protective calcareous shell. It includes the classes GASTROPODA; BIVALVIA; CEPHALOPODA; Aplacophora; Scaphopoda; Polyplacophora; and Monoplacophora.
Entry Term(s)
Molluscs
Mollusks
Registry Number
txid6447
See Also
Shellfish
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Mollusca Preferred
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