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Descriptor English: Illegitimacy
Descriptor Spanish: Ilegitimidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Ilegitimidade
Descriptor French: Illégitimité
Entry term(s): Father, Unmarried
Fathers, Unmarried
Legitimacy
Mother, Unmarried
Mothers, Unmarried
Pregnancies, Premarital
Pregnancy, Premarital
Premarital Pregnancies
Premarital Pregnancy
Unmarried Father
Unmarried Fathers
Unmarried Mother
Unmarried Mothers
Tree number(s): I01.880.735.424
I01.880.853.150.465
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007086
Scope note: The state of birth outside of wedlock. It may refer to the offspring or the parents.
Annotation: the child or the unwed parents; if with ref to parents, coord IM with PARENTS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
DeCS ID: 23911
Unique ID: D007086
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: 1993/12/01
Illegitimacy - Preferred
Concept UI M0011034
Scope note The state of birth outside of wedlock. It may refer to the offspring or the parents.
Preferred term Illegitimacy
Unmarried Mothers - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011038
Preferred term Unmarried Mothers
Entry term(s) Mother, Unmarried
Mothers, Unmarried
Unmarried Mother
Unmarried Fathers - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011037
Preferred term Unmarried Fathers
Entry term(s) Father, Unmarried
Fathers, Unmarried
Unmarried Father
Legitimacy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011035
Preferred term Legitimacy
Premarital Pregnancy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011036
Preferred term Premarital Pregnancy
Entry term(s) Pregnancies, Premarital
Pregnancy, Premarital
Premarital Pregnancies



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