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Infant, Low Birth Weight MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Tree Number(s)
M01.060.703.520.460
Unique ID
D007230
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007230
Annotation
check tag INFANT, NEWBORN; INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is also available
Scope Note
An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.
Entry Version
INFANT LBW
Entry Term(s)
Low Birth Weight
Low-Birth-Weight Infant
Previous Indexing
Birth Weight (1966-1976)
Infant, Newborn (1966-1976)
Infant, Premature (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
77
History Note
77
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2002/07/02
Infant, Low Birth Weight Preferred
Low Birth Weight Related
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