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Ambystoma

"Ambystoma" 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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A genus of the Ambystomatidae family. The best known species are the axolotl AMBYSTOMA MEXICANUM and the closely related tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. They may retain gills and remain aquatic without developing all of the adult characteristics. However, under proper changes in the environment they metamorphose.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ambystoma" by people in this website by year, and whether "Ambystoma" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2002
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