Definition of neonatal
: of, relating to, or affecting the newborn and especially the human infant during the first month after birth neonatal mortality neonatal intensive care unit
neonatallyplay \ˌnē-ō-ˈnā-təl-ē\ adverb
Examples of neonatal in a Sentence
a neonatal intensive care unit
Recent Examples of neonatal from the Web
Khanna said she’s often called in when deliveries become complicated and has to oversee the transfer of neonatal intensive care cases to nearby hospitals like Glendale Adventist, Pasadena’s Huntington Hospital or Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
The cause of death was a subtle one: neonatal lactic acidosis, a problem brought about by a defect in the mitochondria – microscopic organelles that control the metabolism of individual cells – in her mother's egg.
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Definition of neonatal for English Language Learners
medical : of, relating to, or taking care of babies in the first month after their birth
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