neonate

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noun ne·o·nate \ˈnē-ə-ˌnāt\

Definition of neonate

  1. :  a newborn child; especially :  a child less than a month old

Examples of neonate in a Sentence

  1. the hospital has added a new wing especially for neonates

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Origin and Etymology of neonate

New Latin neonatus, from ne- + Latin natus, past participle of nasci to be born — more at nation

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neonate

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noun ne·o·nate \ˈnē-ə-ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of neonate

  1. :  a newborn infant; especially :  an infant less than a month old



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