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Descriptor English: Gestational Age
Descriptor Spanish: Edad Gestacional
Descriptor Portuguese: Idade Gestacional
Descriptor French: Âge gestationnel
Entry term(s): Age, Fetal
Age, Gestational
Ages, Fetal
Ages, Gestational
Chronologic Fetal Maturity
Fetal Age
Fetal Ages
Fetal Maturity, Chronologic
Gestational Ages
Maturity, Chronologic Fetal
Tree number(s): G07.345.500.325.235.968
G08.686.320
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005865
Scope note: The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.
Annotation: mammalian only; for fetus not mother
Previous Indexing: Embryo (1966-1967)
Fetus (1966-1967)
Infant, Premature (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70(68)
Related: Crown-Rump Length MeSH
Infant, Premature MeSH
Term Birth MeSH
DeCS ID: 29399
Unique ID: D005865
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Gestational Age - Preferred
Concept UI M0009214
Scope note The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.
Preferred term Gestational Age
Entry term(s) Age, Fetal
Age, Gestational
Ages, Fetal
Ages, Gestational
Chronologic Fetal Maturity
Fetal Age
Fetal Ages
Fetal Maturity, Chronologic
Gestational Ages
Maturity, Chronologic Fetal



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