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Labor, Obstetric MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Labor, Obstetric
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.769.326
Unique ID
D007743
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007743
Annotation
check tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY; LABOR, INDUCED is also available
Scope Note
The repetitive uterine contraction during childbirth which is associated with the progressive dilation of the uterine cervix (CERVIX UTERI). Successful labor results in the expulsion of the FETUS and PLACENTA. Obstetric labor can be spontaneous or induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
Entry Term(s)
Obstetric Labor
See Also
Fetal Monitoring
Natural Childbirth
Oxytocics
Trial of Labor
Public MeSH Note
2003; see LABOR 1966-2002
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Labor, Obstetric Preferred
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