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Perinatology MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Perinatology
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.670.500
Unique ID
D010500
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010500
Annotation
= fetus + newborn infant: differentiate from NEONATOLOGY, the newborn infant only
Scope Note
The branch of medicine dealing with the FETUS and NEWBORN during the perinatal period. The perinatal period begins with the twenty-eighth week of gestation and ends twenty-eight days after birth.
Entry Version
PERINATOL
Entry Term(s)
Fetal Medicine
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Materno-Fetal Medicine
Previous Indexing
Obstetrics (1966-1976)
Pediatrics (1966-1976)
See Also
Fetal Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Maternal-Child Nursing
Perinatal Care
Pregnancy Complications
Public MeSH Note
77
History Note
77
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/13
Revision Date
2020/01/16
Perinatology Preferred
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