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Fetus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fetus
Tree Number(s)
A16.378
Unique ID
D005333
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005333
Annotation
mammalian only; human: 3d month to term; fetus in fetu: index under FETUS /‌abnorm; FETUS and PREGNANCY: Manual 18.4.3, 21.55; specialty for fetus & newborn infant = PERINATOLOGY; lithopedion: coordinate FETUS (IM) + CALCINOSIS (IM); intrauterine surgery goes under FETUS /‌surg; fetal organs & tissues in tissue & cell cultures: coordinate FETUS + organ or tissue without qualifiers + culture term, all probably NIM
Scope Note
The unborn young of a viviparous mammal, in the postembryonic period, after the major structures have been outlined. In humans, the unborn young from the end of the eighth week after CONCEPTION until BIRTH, as distinguished from the earlier EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN.
Entry Term(s)
Fetal Structures
Fetal Tissue
Fetuses
Mummified Fetus
Retained Fetus
See Also
Fetal Research
Fetoscopy
Gestational Age
Maternal-Fetal Exchange
Public MeSH Note
1972
History Note
1972 (1963)
Entry Combination
growth & development:Fetal Development
injuries:Prenatal Injuries
transplantation:Fetal Tissue Transplantation
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/06/19
Revision Date
2016/08/09
Fetus Preferred
Fetal Structures Related
Mummified Fetus Related
Retained Fetus Related
Fetal Tissue Related
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