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antenatal

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adjective an·te·na·tal \-ˈnāt-əl\

Medical Definition of antenatal

  1. chiefly British :  prenatal <antenatal diagnosis of birth defects> <antenatal patients> <antenatal clinics>

antenatally \-ē\play adverb <Altogether 57 cases from 31,000 pregnancies were detected antenatally.—Tim Radford, The Guardian (London), 3 Mar. 2000>



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