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Premature Birth MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Premature Birth
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.420.491.500
Unique ID
D047928
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047928
Annotation
check tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY; OBSTETRIC LABOR, PREMATURE is also available
Scope Note
CHILDBIRTH before 37 weeks of PREGNANCY (259 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period, or 245 days after FERTILIZATION).
Entry Term(s)
Preterm Birth
NLM Classification #
WQ 330
Previous Indexing
Infant, Premature (1965-2004)
Labor, Premature (1966-2004)
See Also
Infant, Extremely Premature
Infant, Premature
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Public MeSH Note
2005; see LABOR, PREMATURE 1995-2004
History Note
2005; use LABOR, PREMATURE 1995-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Premature Birth Preferred
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