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Descriptor English: Quadruplets
Descriptor Spanish: Cuádruples
Descriptor Portuguese: Quadrigêmeos
Descriptor French: Quadruplés
Entry term(s): Quadruplet
Tree number(s): M01.438.486
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011783
Scope note: Four individuals derived from four FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.
Annotation: human only: for animals use LITTER SIZE; PREGNANCY, QUADRUPLET is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
DeCS ID: 12220
Unique ID: D011783
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: 2011/06/24
Quadruplets - Preferred
Concept UI M0018314
Scope note Four individuals derived from four FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.
Preferred term Quadruplets
Entry term(s) Quadruplet



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