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neonatal

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adjective neo·na·tal \ˌnē-ō-ˈnā-təl\

Simple Definition of neonatal

  • medical : of, relating to, or taking care of babies in the first month after their birth

Full Definition of neonatal

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting the newborn and especially the human infant during the first month after birth <neonatal mortality>

neo·na·tal·ly play \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of neonatal

  1. a neonatal intensive care unit



1894

First Known Use of neonatal

1894

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neonatal

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adjective neo·na·tal \ˌnē-ō-ˈnāt-əl\

Medical Definition of neonatal

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting the newborn and especially the human infant during the first month after birth <neonatal jaundice> <neonatal death>—compare prenatal, intranatal, postnatal

  2. neo·na·tal·ly \-əl-ē\play adverb




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