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Descriptor English: Quintuplets
Descriptor Spanish: Quíntuples
Descriptor Portuguese: Quíntuplos
Descriptor French: Quintuplés
Entry term(s): Quintuplet
Tree number(s): M01.438.587
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011811
Scope note: Five individuals derived from five 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, QUINTUPLET is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
DeCS ID: 12248
Unique ID: D011811
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
Quintuplets - Preferred
Concept UI M0018358
Scope note Five individuals derived from five FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.
Preferred term Quintuplets
Entry term(s) Quintuplet



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