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Labor, Obstetric

"Labor, Obstetric" 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 repetitive uterine contraction during childbirth which is associated with the progressive dilation of the uterine cervix (CERVIX UTERI). Successful labor results in the expulsion of the FETUS and PLACENTA. Obstetric labor can be spontaneous or induced (LABOR, INDUCED).

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Labor, Obstetric" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Labor, Obstetric" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 194 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2017 and 2021
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.