postneonatal

adjective
post·​neo·​na·​tal | \ ˌpōst-ˌnē-ō-ˈnā-tᵊl How to pronounce postneonatal (audio) \

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

Examples of postneonatal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Differences in postneonatal mortality, or from one month to one year, however, were much more stark. Aaron E. Carroll, New York Times, 6 June 2016

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First Known Use of postneonatal

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Postneonatal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postneonatal. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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postneonatal

adjective
post·​neo·​na·​tal | \ -ˌnē-ō-ˈnāt-ᵊl How to pronounce postneonatal (audio) \

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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