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Pregnancy, Prolonged MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pregnancy, Prolonged
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.805
Unique ID
D011273
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011273
Scope Note
A term used to describe pregnancies that exceed the upper limit of a normal gestational period. In humans, a prolonged pregnancy is defined as one that extends beyond 42 weeks (294 days) after the first day of the last menstrual period (MENSTRUATION), or birth with gestational age of 41 weeks or more.
Entry Version
PREGN PROLONGED
Entry Term(s)
Prolonged Pregnancy
NLM Classification #
WQ 240
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pregnancy, Prolonged Preferred
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