"Tardigrada" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A phylum of microscopic ecdysozoan invertebrates, closely related to ARTHROPODS. Members exhibit anabiosis and cryptobiosis, dormant states where metabolic activity is reduced or absent, thus making them tolerant to extreme environmental conditions. They are distributed worldwide and most are semi-aquatic.
- Water Bears
- Bear, Water
- Bears, Water
- Water Bear
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tardigrada" by people in Profiles.
Tardigrades exhibit robust interlimb coordination across walking speeds and terrains. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 08 31; 118(35).