Descriptor English: Infertility, Female
Descriptor Spanish: Infertilidad Femenina
Descriptor infertilidad femenina
Entry term(s) esterilidad femenina
Scope note: Capacidad disminuida o ausente de una mujer para lograr la concepción.
Descriptor Portuguese: Infertilidade Feminina
Descriptor French: Infertilité féminine
Entry term(s): Female Infertility
Female Sterility
Female Sub-Fertility
Female Subfertility
Postpartum Sterility
Sterility, Female
Sterility, Postpartum
Sub Fertility, Female
Sub-Fertility, Female
Subfertility, Female
Tree number(s): C12.050.351.500.498
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.
Annotation: /chem ind permitted but not for testing of contraceptives
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, FEMALE 1963-82
Online Note: use INFERTILITY, FEMALE to search STERILITY, FEMALE 1966-82
History Note: 83; was STERILITY, FEMALE 1963-82
DeCS ID: 7424
Unique ID: D007247
NLM Classification: WP 570
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Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Infertility, Female - Preferred
Concept UI M0011304
Scope note Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.
Preferred term Infertility, Female
Entry term(s) Female Infertility
Sterility, Postpartum - Narrower
Concept UI M0011305
Preferred term Sterility, Postpartum
Entry term(s) Postpartum Sterility
Subfertility, Female - Narrower
Concept UI M0549702
Preferred term Subfertility, Female
Entry term(s) Female Sub-Fertility
Female Subfertility
Sub Fertility, Female
Sub-Fertility, Female
Sterility, Female - Narrower
Concept UI M0329024
Preferred term Sterility, Female
Entry term(s) Female Sterility

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