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PRE-TERM LABOUR [1 record]

Record 1 2012-12-12


Subject field(s)
  • Pregnancy

Labour that takes place before the normal end of gestation, usually meaning between the twentieth and the thirty-seventh completed weeks after onset of the last menstrual period.

Key term(s)
  • pre-term labour
  • preterm labor
  • pre-term labor
  • premature labor


  • Grossesse

Le travail prématuré complique environ 7 à 10% des grossesses et contribue très largement à la morbidité et à la mortalité périnatales.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Embarazo
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