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PRE-TERM BIRTH [1 record]

Record 1 2016-11-02


Subject field(s)
  • Pregnancy

The birth of a premature infant.


Preterm delivery. Infants born before 37 weeks of gestation are termed preterm and have higher rates of morbidity and mortality.

Key term(s)
  • pre-term delivery
  • pre-term birth


  • Grossesse

Accouchement d'un fœtus viable avant le terme prévu, en général entre le 180e et le 260e jour de la grossesse.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Embarazo
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