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Introduction: Poecilia

Description of Poecilia

Poecilia: A genus of livebearing cyprinodont fish comprising the guppy and molly. Some species are virtually all female and depend on sperm from other species to stimulate egg development. Poecilia is used in carcinogenicity studies as well as neurologic and physiologic research.
Source: MeSH 2007

Terms associated with Poecilia:

Terms Similar to Poecilia:

  • Guppy
  • Lebistes
  • Molly

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Poecilia

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Poecilia

The following list attempts to classify Poecilia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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