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Descriptor English: Wrongful Life
Descriptor Spanish: Derecho de no Nacer
Descriptor Portuguese: Direito de não Nascer
Descriptor French: Vie préjudiciable
Entry term(s): Birth, Wrongful
Births, Wrongful
Life, Wrongful
Lives, Wrongful
Wrongful Birth
Wrongful Births
Wrongful Lives
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.583.963
N03.706.535.803
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015974
Scope note: In civil law a cause of action which alleges that a defendant has wrongfully caused a child to be born.
Annotation: legal action alleging "that a defendant has wrongfully caused a child to be born"
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
HI history
Previous Indexing: Jurisprudence (1978-1989)
Malpractice (1973-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24916
Unique ID: D015974
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/07/05
Revision Date: 2002/10/31
Wrongful Life - Preferred
Concept UI M0024409
Scope note In civil law a cause of action which alleges that a defendant has wrongfully caused a child to be born.
Preferred term Wrongful Life
Entry term(s) Life, Wrongful
Lives, Wrongful
Wrongful Lives
Wrongful Birth - Narrower
Concept UI M0024410
Preferred term Wrongful Birth
Entry term(s) Birth, Wrongful
Births, Wrongful
Wrongful Births



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