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Wrongful Life MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Wrongful Life
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.604.583.963
N03.706.535.803
Unique ID
D015974
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015974
Annotation
legal action alleging "that a defendant has wrongfully caused a child to be born"
Scope Note
In civil law a cause of action which alleges that a defendant has wrongfully caused a child to be born.
Entry Term(s)
Wrongful Birth
Wrongful Lives
Previous Indexing
Jurisprudence (1978-1989)
Malpractice (1973-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/07/05
Revision Date
2002/10/31

Allowable Qualifiers
Wrongful Life Preferred
Wrongful Birth Narrower
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