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
Neonatal herpes is also at the root of the recent controversy surrounding ultra-Orthodox Jewish circumcisions in the New York area.
But community hospitals in rural areas rarely have neonatal intensive care units in which staff can administer morphine.
The building includes all-new operating rooms, expanded neonatal and pediatric intensive care areas, and larger and more numerous private hospital rooms that, in many cases, allow parents to spend the night with their babies.
Yurgaitis will be attending Salve Regina University to study nursing with the goal of becoming a neonatal nurse.
So the doctor and a nurse shielded the infant and, with an armed SWAT team escort, went down a floor to the neonatal intensive care unit so the baby could be treated.
Setting Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing homes and neonatal care in statute.
Shortly after birth, the baby showed signs of respiratory distress, was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, and was found to have a life-threatening blood infection—diagnosed as late-onset group B Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) bacteremia.
In one instance, a friend called Newman from the neonatal I.C.U. of a community hospital, where his newborn son was vomiting bile.
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First Known Use of neonatal
NEONATAL Defined for English Language Learners
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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