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Bivalvia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bivalvia
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.644.080
Unique ID
D049872
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049872
Annotation
as animal & food; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Scope Note
A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of mussels; clams; OYSTERS; COCKLES; and SCALLOPS. They are characterized by a bilaterally symmetrical hinged shell and a muscular foot used for burrowing and anchoring.
Entry Term(s)
Bivalves
Clams
Mussels
Registry Number
txid6544
Previous Indexing
Mollusca (1968-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; for MUSSELS see MUSSELS 1972-2005; for CLAMS see CLAMS 1972-2005
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Bivalvia Preferred
Clams Narrower
Mussels Narrower
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