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Unicellular or multicellular, heterotrophic organisms, that have sensation and the power of voluntary movement. Under the older five kingdom paradigm, Animalia was one of the kingdoms. Under the modern three domain model, Animalia represents one of the many groups in the domain EUKARYOTA.

Year introduced: 2004 (1974)

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Tree Number(s): B01.050

MeSH Unique ID: D000818

Entry Terms:

  • Animalia
  • Animal
  • Metazoa

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