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neonate

noun ne·o·nate \ˈnē-ə-ˌnāt\

Definition of NEONATE

:  a newborn child; especially :  a child less than a month old

Examples of NEONATE

  1. <the hospital has added a new wing especially for neonates>

Origin of NEONATE

New Latin neonatus, from ne- + Latin natus, past participle of nasci to be born — more at nation
First Known Use: 1925

Other Embryology Terms

gravid, ontogeny, parturition

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neonate

noun ne·o·nate \ˈnē-ə-ˌnāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEONATE

:  a newborn infant; especially :  an infant less than a month old

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