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Parasites MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Parasites
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.714
Unique ID
D010271
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010271
Annotation
general or unspecified only: prefer specifics; in lower animals: Manual 22.20; relation to parasitic diseases: Manual 22.12-.20; parasites in food or parasitic contamination of food is indexed under FOOD PARASITOLOGY (IM) + specific parasite (IM) + specific food item /‌parasitol (IM) or (NIM)
Scope Note
Invertebrate organisms that live on or in another organism (the host), and benefit at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.
See Also
Anthelmintics
Anti-Infective Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Food Parasitology
Host-Parasite Interactions
Parasite Load
Public MeSH Note
PARASITICIDES was heading 1963-66
Online Note
search PARASITICIDES under ANTIPROTOZOAL AGENTS 1966
History Note
PARASITICIDES was heading 1963-66
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Parasites Preferred
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