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Ovulation Detection MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ovulation Detection
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.378.530.550
E02.875.690
E05.820.690
Unique ID
D010061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010061
Scope Note
Method to determine the occurrence of OVULATION by direct or indirect means. Indirect methods examine the effects of PROGESTERONE on cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), or basal body temperature. Direct ovulation detection, generally used in fertility treatment, involves analyses of circulating hormones in blood and ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
Entry Term(s)
Ovulation Detection, Basal Body Temperature Method
Ovulation Detection, Cervical Mucus Method
Ovulation Detection, Sympto-Thermal Method
NLM Classification #
WP 540
Previous Indexing
Ovulation (1966-1974)
See Also
Ovulation Prediction
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Ovulation Detection Preferred
Ovulation Detection, Sympto-Thermal Method Narrower
Ovulation Detection, Cervical Mucus Method Narrower
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