- prenatal: an antenatal clinic.
Origin of antenatal
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Examples from the Web for antenatal
The reminiscence of some antenatal incarnation of his own soul?The Martian
George Du Maurier
But deep within her the antenatal thing that lay here had a dream.Dreams
If I was born of you, there must have been some juggling with my soul in antenatal regions!The Flight of the Shadow
The very habit of our thoughts may be persuaded one way unawares by their antenatal history.The Rhythm of Life
The importance of antenatal puericulture was fully recognized in China a thousand years ago.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)
- occurring or present before birth; during pregnancy
- Also called: prenatal informal an examination during pregnancy
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Word Origin and History for antenatal
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