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Descriptor English:   Insecta 
Descriptor Spanish:   Insectos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Insetos 
Synonyms English:   Insect
Tree Number:   B01.050.500.131.617
Definition English:   Members of the phylum ARTHROPODA composed or organisms characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth with several hundred thousand different kinds. Three orders, HEMIPTERA; DIPTERA; and SIPHONAPTERA; are of medical interest in that they cause disease in humans and animals. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p1). 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; for killing insects with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
History Note English:   2018(1966) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AH anatomy & histology CH chemistry
CL classification CY cytology
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GE genetics
GD growth & development IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PY pathogenicity
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   7487 
Unique Identifier:   D007313 

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