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Gestational Sac

"Gestational Sac" 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.

Round-shaped structure usually located in the upper fundus of the UTERUS in early pregnancy. It comprises EMBRYO; AMNIOTIC FLUID; and YOLK SAC. It is visible in PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY by the fifth week of pregnancy. Its size is often used to determine and monitor GESTATIONAL AGE; FETAL GROWTH; and PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gestational Sac" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gestational Sac" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2013
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