antenatal

adjective an·te·na·tal \ -ˈnā-tᵊl \

Definition of antenatal

:prenatal
  • antenatal diagnosis of birth defects

antenatally

play \\ adverb

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First Known Use of antenatal

1796


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antenatal

adjective an·te·na·tal \ -ˈnāt-ᵊl \

medical Definition of antenatal

chiefly British
:prenatal
  • antenatal diagnosis of birth defects
  • antenatal patients
  • antenatal clinics

antenatally

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

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