Obstetric Labor, Premature
"Obstetric Labor, Premature" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
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- Obstetric Labor, Premature
- Labor, Premature Obstetric
- Premature Labor
- Preterm Labor
- Labor, Preterm
- Labor, Premature
- Premature Obstetric Labor
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