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Cervical Ripening MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cervical Ripening
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.769.326.100
Unique ID
D020070
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020070
Scope Note
A change in the CERVIX UTERI with respect to its readiness to relax. The cervix normally becomes softer, more flexible, more distensible, and shorter in the final weeks of PREGNANCY. These cervical changes can also be chemically induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
Previous Indexing
Cervix Uteri (1976-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2016/06/16
Cervical Ripening Preferred
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