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Gestational Age

"Gestational Age" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gestational Age" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gestational Age" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1880 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 123 publications in 2021
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