Descriptor English: Infertility
Descriptor Spanish: Infertilidad
Descriptor infertilidad
Entry term(s) esterilidad
Scope note: Reducción o ausencia de la capacidad reproductora.
Descriptor Portuguese: Infertilidade
Descriptor French: Infertilité
Entry term(s): Reproductive Sterility
Sterility, Reproductive
Tree number(s): C12.100.750
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A reduced or absent capacity to reproduce.
Annotation: general or unspecified as male or female; prefer the specifics; PLANT INFERTILITY is available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 83; was STERILITY 1963-82
Online Note: use INFERTILITY to search STERILITY 1966-82
History Note: 83; was STERILITY 1963-82
DeCS ID: 7423
Unique ID: D007246
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/16
Infertility - Preferred
Concept UI M0011302
Scope note A reduced or absent capacity to reproduce.
Preferred term Infertility
Sterility, Reproductive - Narrower
Concept UI M0011303
Scope note Complete inability to conceive or induce conception.
Preferred term Sterility, Reproductive
Entry term(s) Reproductive Sterility
Subfertility - Narrower
Concept UI M0549703
Preferred term Subfertility
Entry term(s) Sub-Fertility

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