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Disease Obstetric Labor, Premature

Name Obstetric Labor, Premature
Synonyms Labor, Premature | Labor, Premature Obstetric | Labor, Preterm | Premature Labor | Premature Obstetric Labor | Preterm Labor
Definition Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).
Categories Pregnancy complication
MeSH® ID D007752

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DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Obstetric Labor Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Obstetric Labor, Premature Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Obstetric Labor, Premature Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Premature Birth Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references