Definition of neonate
: a newborn child; especially : a child less than a month old
Examples of neonate in a Sentence
the hospital has added a new wing especially for neonates
Recent Examples of neonate from the Web
One of the most interesting aspects that has come out of William S. Brown’s research is that females stay with the babies, which are called neonates, for a week to 10 or 12 days, until the babies shed.
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Medical Definition of neonate
: a newborn infant; especially : an infant less than a month old
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