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Descriptor English: Semen Preservation
Descriptor Spanish: Preservación de Semen
Descriptor Portuguese: Preservação do Sêmen
Descriptor French: Conservation de semence
Entry term(s): Frozen Semen
Preservation, Semen
Preservation, Sperm
Semen, Frozen
Sperm Preservation
Tree number(s): E02.792.833.890
E05.760.833.890
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012662
Scope note: The process by which semen is kept viable outside of the organism from which it was derived (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
Annotation: cryopreservation of semen: coord IM with CRYOPRESERVATION (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Freezing (1966-1977)
Semen (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Sperm Banks MeSH
Tissue and Organ Harvesting MeSH
DeCS ID: 13044
Unique ID: D012662
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Semen Preservation - Preferred
Concept UI M0019631
Scope note The process by which semen is kept viable outside of the organism from which it was derived (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
Preferred term Semen Preservation
Entry term(s) Preservation, Semen
Sperm Preservation - Narrower
Concept UI M0019632
Preferred term Sperm Preservation
Entry term(s) Preservation, Sperm
Frozen Semen - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019630
Preferred term Frozen Semen
Entry term(s) Semen, Frozen



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