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neonate

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noun ne·o·nate \ˈnē-ə-ˌnāt\

Definition of neonate

  1. :  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

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Medical Dictionary

neonate

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noun ne·o·nate \ˈnē-ə-ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of neonate

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




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