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Descriptor English: Triplets
Descriptor Spanish: Trillizos
Descriptor Portuguese: Trigêmeos
Descriptor French: Triplés
Entry term(s): Triplet
Tree number(s): M01.438.768
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014310
Scope note: Three individuals derived from three 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, TRIPLET is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
DeCS ID: 14711
Unique ID: D014310
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
Triplets - Preferred
Concept UI M0022014
Scope note Three individuals derived from three FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.
Preferred term Triplets
Entry term(s) Triplet



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