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Descriptor English: Litter Size
Descriptor Spanish: Tamaño de la Camada
Descriptor Portuguese: Tamanho da Ninhada de Vivíparos
Descriptor French: Taille de la portée
Entry term(s): Litter Sizes
Size, Litter
Sizes, Litter
Tree number(s): G08.686.530
G08.686.784.769.498.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008098
Scope note: The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.
Annotation: viviparous animals only: see also note under TWINS; for oviparous or ovoviviparous animals use CLUTCH SIZE; relation to PREGNANCY: Manual 28.16.4
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Animals, Newborn (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 76; was see under ANIMALS, NEWBORN 1975
History Note: 76(75); was see under ANIMALS, NEWBORN 1975
Related: Pregnancy MeSH
Viviparity, Nonmammalian MeSH
DeCS ID: 8271
Unique ID: D008098
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Litter Size - Preferred
Concept UI M0012630
Scope note The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.
Preferred term Litter Size
Entry term(s) Litter Sizes
Size, Litter
Sizes, Litter



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