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Descriptor English: Pregnancy, Multiple
Descriptor Spanish: Embarazo Múltiple
Descriptor embarazo múltiple
Scope note: Estado de ser portadora de dos o más FETOS simultáneamente.
Descriptor Portuguese: Gravidez Múltipla
Descriptor French: Grossesse multiple
Entry term(s): Multiple Pregnancies
Multiple Pregnancy
Pregnancies, Multiple
Tree number(s): G08.686.784.769.545
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011272
Scope note: The condition of carrying two or more FETUSES simultaneously.
Annotation: human & animal; in reference to animals, do not use PREGNANCY, MULTIPLE for animals naturally having litters; consider LITTER SIZE; not for "heterotopic pregnancy": see note at PREGNANCY, ECTOPIC; check tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
UR urine
Entry Version: PREGN MULTIPLE
Related: Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal MeSH
DeCS ID: 11698
Unique ID: D011272
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Pregnancy, Multiple - Preferred
Concept UI M0017501
Scope note The condition of carrying two or more FETUSES simultaneously.
Preferred term Pregnancy, Multiple
Entry term(s) Multiple Pregnancies
Multiple Pregnancy
Pregnancies, Multiple



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