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Arthropods

"Arthropods" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Members of the phylum Arthropoda, composed of organisms having a hard, jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed legs. It includes the class INSECTS and the subclass ARACHNIDA, many species of which are important medically as parasites or as vectors of organisms capable of causing disease in man.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Arthropods" by people in this website by year, and whether "Arthropods" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2006
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