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prenatal

prenatal

adjective pre·na·tal \(ˌ)prē-ˈnā-təl\

medical : relating to pregnant women and their unborn babies

Full Definition of PRENATAL

1
:  occurring, existing, or performed before birth <prenatal care>
2
:  providing or receiving prenatal medical care <a prenatal clinic> <prenatal patients>
pre·na·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of PRENATAL

1826

Rhymes with PRENATAL

prenatal

adjective pre·na·tal \-ˈnāt-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRENATAL

1
:  occurring, existing, performed, or used before birth <prenatal care> <the prenatal period> <prenatal testing> <prenatal vitamins>
2
:  providing or receiving prenatal medical care <a prenatal clinic> <a prenatal patient>—compare intranatal, neonatal, postnatal
pre·na·tal·ly \-ē\ adverb

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