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Descriptor English: Infant, Low Birth Weight
Descriptor Spanish: Recién Nacido de Bajo Peso
Descriptor Portuguese: Recém-Nascido de Baixo Peso
Descriptor French: Nourrisson à faible poids de naissance
Entry term(s): Birth Weight, Low
Birth Weights, Low
Infant, Low-Birth-Weight
Infants, Low-Birth-Weight
Low Birth Weight
Low Birth Weight Infant
Low Birth Weights
Low-Birth-Weight Infant
Low-Birth-Weight Infants
Tree number(s): M01.060.703.520.460
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007230
Scope note: An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.
Annotation: check tag INFANT, NEWBORN; INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
GD growth & development
IM immunology
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PX psychology
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Birth Weight (1966-1976)
Infant, Newborn (1966-1976)
Infant, Premature (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
Entry Version: INFANT LBW
DeCS ID: 22225
Unique ID: D007230
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/27
Revision Date: 2002/07/02
Infant, Low Birth Weight - Preferred
Concept UI M0011283
Scope note An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.
Preferred term Infant, Low Birth Weight
Entry term(s) Infant, Low-Birth-Weight
Infants, Low-Birth-Weight
Low Birth Weight Infant
Low-Birth-Weight Infant
Low-Birth-Weight Infants
Low Birth Weight - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011284
Preferred term Low Birth Weight
Entry term(s) Birth Weight, Low
Birth Weights, Low
Low Birth Weights



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