neonatology

noun
neo·​na·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌnē-ə-nā-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce neonatology (audio) \

Definition of neonatology

: a branch of medicine concerned with the care, development, and diseases of newborn infants

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Other Words from neonatology

neonatologist \ ˌnē-​ə-​nā-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce neonatology (audio) \ noun

Examples of neonatology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Care New England owns Women & Infants, Kent, and Butler hospitals and has expertise in family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology, and adult psychiatry. BostonGlobe.com, 26 Apr. 2021 In the second half of the century, neonatology made tremendous strides in caring for premature infants. Perri Klass, Harper's Magazine, 25 May 2021 Care New England owns Women & Infants, Kent, and Butler hospitals and has expertise in family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology, and adult psychiatry. BostonGlobe.com, 26 Apr. 2021 Care New England owns Women & Infants, Kent, and Butler hospitals and has expertise in family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology, and adult psychiatry. BostonGlobe.com, 26 Apr. 2021 Care New England owns Women & Infants, Kent, and Butler hospitals and has expertise in family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology, and adult psychiatry. BostonGlobe.com, 26 Apr. 2021 Last year, Mednax, which employed specialists in neonatology and anesthesiology, announced it had been dropped by United in four states. New York Times, 1 Apr. 2021 The adjacent clinic's physicians will offer more than 75 pediatric specialties like cardiology, neurology and neonatology, plus 68 patient rooms. Taylor Seely, The Arizona Republic, 20 Mar. 2021 Care New England owns Women & Infants, Kent, and Butler hospitals and has expertise in family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology, and adult psychiatry. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 23 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of neonatology

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neonatology

neonate or neonat(al) + -o- + -logy

Note: Word introduced, along with neonatalogist, by American pediatrician Alexander J. Schaffer (1902-81) in Diseases of the Newborn (Philadelphia, 1960), p. 1.

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“Neonatology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neonatology. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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neonatology

noun
neo·​na·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌnē-ə-nāt-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce neonatology (audio) \
plural neonatologies

Medical Definition of neonatology

: a branch of medicine concerned with the care, development, and diseases of newborn infants

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