postneonatal

adjective post·neo·na·tal \ ˌpōst-ˌnē-ō-ˈnā-tᵊl \

Definition of postneonatal

medical
: of, relating to, or affecting the human infant during the period between approximately the first month after birth and the end of the first year of life
  • postneonatal mortality
  • the postneonatal stage

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1940

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postneonatal

adjective post·neo·na·tal \ -ˌnē-ō-ˈnāt-ᵊl \

medical Definition of postneonatal

: of, relating to, or affecting the infant and especially the human infant usually from the end of the first month to a year after birth
  • postneonatal mortality

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