prenatal

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adjective pre·na·tal \(ˌ)prē-ˈnā-təl\

Definition of prenatal

  1. 1 :  occurring, existing, or performed before birth <prenatal care>

  2. 2 :  providing or receiving prenatal medical care <a prenatal clinic> <prenatal patients>

prenatally

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1826

First Known Use of prenatal

1826


PRENATAL Defined for English Language Learners

prenatal

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adjective pre·na·tal \(ˌ)prē-ˈnā-təl\

Definition of prenatal for English Language Learners

  • medical : relating to pregnant women and their unborn babies


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prenatal

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adjective pre·na·tal \-ˈnāt-əl\

Medical Definition of prenatal

  1. 1:  occurring, existing, performed, or used before birth <prenatal care> <the prenatal period> <prenatal testing> <prenatal vitamins>

  2. 2:  providing or receiving prenatal medical care <a prenatal clinic> <a prenatal patient>—called also antenatal; compare intranatal, neonatal, postnatal

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