"Oryzias" 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.
The only genus in the family Oryziinae, order BELONIFORMES. Oryzias are egg-layers; other fish of the same order are livebearers. Oryzias are used extensively in testing carcinogens.
- Japanese Medaka
- Medaka Killifish
- Killifish, Medaka
- Oryzias latipes
- Killifish, Japanese
- Japanese Killifish
- Japanese Rice Fish
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Oryzias".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Oryzias".
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