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Descriptor in English: Multiple Birth Offspring
Descriptor in Spanish: Progenie de Nacimiento Múltiple
Descriptor in Portuguese: Prole de Múltiplos Nascimentos
Descriptor in French: Progéniture de naissance multiple
Entry term(s): Birth Offspring, Multiple
Birth, Multiple
Multiple Birth
Multiple Births
Offspring, Multiple Birth
Sextuplet
Sextuplets
Tree number(s): M01.438
Scope note: The offspring in multiple pregnancies (PREGNANCY, MULTIPLE): TWINS; TRIPLETS; QUADRUPLETS; QUINTUPLETS; etc.
Annotation: note specifics; human & animal; for animals, consider also LITTER SIZE
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 98; use explode 1975-97
DeCS UI: 9292
Descriptor UI: D009099
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Multiple Birth Offspring - Preferred
Concept UI M0014192
Scope note The offspring in multiple pregnancies (PREGNANCY, MULTIPLE): TWINS; TRIPLETS; QUADRUPLETS; QUINTUPLETS; etc.
Preferred term Multiple Birth Offspring
Entry term(s) Birth Offspring, Multiple
Birth, Multiple
Multiple Birth
Multiple Births
Offspring, Multiple Birth
Sextuplets - Narrower
Concept UI M0014193
Preferred term Sextuplets
Entry term(s) Sextuplet



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