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Descriptor English: Reproductive Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Reproductiva
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Reprodutiva
Descriptor French: Médecine de la reproduction
Entry term(s): Medicine, Reproductive
Tree number(s): H02.403.763
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018456
Scope note: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
Annotation: use for the specialty only; use REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH for the state of the reproductive system
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Entry Version: REPRODUCTIVE MED
Related: Reproductive Health MeSH
Reproductive Techniques MeSH
DeCS ID: 32051
Unique ID: D018456
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/03/17
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Reproductive Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0027692
Scope note A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
Preferred term Reproductive Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Reproductive



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