Medical Dictionary


adj neo·na·tal \ˌnē-ō-ˈnāt-əl\

Medical Definition of NEONATAL

:  of, relating to, or affecting the newborn and especially the human infant during the first month after birth <neonatal jaundice> <neonatal death>—compare prenatal, intranatal, postnatal
neo·na·tal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb


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