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Embryo Research MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Embryo Research
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mammalian only; IM for ethical, legal, moral, social, or religious aspects of research on embryos; do not routinely add for research involving embryos; embryonic stem cell research: index EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH see STEM CELL RESEARCH + EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS & do not index here
Scope Note
Experimentation on, or using the organs or tissues from, a human or other mammalian conceptus during the prenatal stage of development that is characterized by rapid morphological changes and the differentiation of basic structures. In humans, this includes the period from the time of fertilization to the end of the eighth week after fertilization.
Entry Term(s)
Embryo Cell Research
Embryo Experimentation
Human Embryo Research
Previous Indexing
Embryo (1985-2002)
Research (1985-2002)
See Also
Embryo, Mammalian
Ethics, Research
Human Experimentation
Stem Cell Research
Public MeSH Note
2003; see RESEARCH 1996-2002
History Note
2003; use RESEARCH 1996-2002
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Embryo Research Preferred
Embryo Cell Research Related
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