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Descriptor English: Parity
Descriptor Spanish: Paridad
Descriptor Portuguese: Paridade
Descriptor French: Parité
Entry term(s): Multiparity
Nulliparity
Parity Progression Ratio
Parity Progression Ratios
Primiparity
Ratio, Parity Progression
Ratios, Parity Progression
Tree number(s): G08.686.677
G08.686.784.769.472
N06.850.490.812.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010298
Scope note: The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Annotation: human & animal; relation to PREGNANCY: Manual 28.16.4
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70(65)
Related: Gravidity MeSH
DeCS ID: 10487
Unique ID: D010298
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Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Parity - Preferred
Concept UI M0015959
Scope note The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Preferred term Parity
Primiparity - Narrower
Concept UI M0015961
Preferred term Primiparity
Parity Progression Ratio - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0015960
Preferred term Parity Progression Ratio
Entry term(s) Parity Progression Ratios
Ratio, Parity Progression
Ratios, Parity Progression
Multiparity - Narrower
Concept UI M0015957
Preferred term Multiparity
Nulliparity - Narrower
Concept UI M0015958
Preferred term Nulliparity



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