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Descriptor English:   Reproductive Medicine 
Descriptor Spanish:   Medicina Reproductiva 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medicina Reprodutiva 
Synonyms English:   Medicine, Reproductive  
Tree Number:   H02.403.763
Definition English:   A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979) 
Indexing Annotation English:   use for the specialty only; use REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH for the state of the reproductive system
See Related English:   Reproductive Health
Reproductive Techniques
 
History Note English:   95 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ED education ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MT methods
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
Record Number:   32051 
Unique Identifier:   D018456 

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