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Fetal Death MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fetal Death
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.223
C23.550.260.585
Unique ID
D005313
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005313
Annotation
use PERINATAL DEATH for death of a fetus of gestational age 28 weeks or more; do not confuse with FETAL MORTALITY, a statistical concept
Scope Note
Death of the developing young in utero. BIRTH of a dead FETUS is STILLBIRTH.
Entry Term(s)
Fetal Demise
Fetal Mummification
See Also
Abortion, Habitual
Embryo Loss
Fetal Viability
Perinatal Death
Pregnancy Outcome
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Fetal Death Preferred
Fetal Mummification Related
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