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neonate

[nee-uh-neyt] /ˈni əˌneɪt/
noun
1.
a newborn child, or one in its first 28 days.
Origin of neonate
1930-1935
1930-35; neo- + -nate < Latin nātus born; see native
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British Dictionary definitions for neonate

neonate

/ˈniːəʊˌneɪt/
noun
1.
a newborn child, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old
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Word Origin and History for neonate
n.

"recently born infant," 1905, coined from neo- + Latin natus "born," past participle of nasci "be born" (Old Latin gnasci; see genus).

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neonate in Medicine

neonate ne·o·nate (nē'ə-nāt')
n.
A neonatal infant.

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