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preemie

noun pree·mie \ˈprē-mē\

Simple Definition of preemie

  • : a baby that is born before it has fully developed : a premature baby

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of preemie

  1. :  a premature baby

Variants of preemie

also premie \ˈprē-mē\

Origin of preemie

premature + -ie


First Known Use: 1927

Rhymes with preemie


Medical Dictionary

preemie

noun pree·mie

Medical Definition of preemie

  1. :  a baby born prematurely



Variants of preemie

or premie \ˈprē-mē\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "preemie"


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