noun \ˈprē-mē\

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

Full Definition of PREEMIE

:  a premature baby

Variants of PREEMIE

pree·mie also pre·mie \ˈprē-mē\

Origin of PREEMIE

premature + -ie
First Known Use: 1927

Rhymes with PREEMIE


noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PREEMIE

: a baby born prematurely

Variants of PREEMIE

pree·mie or pre·mie \ˈprē-mē\


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