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antenatal

[ an-tee-neyt-l ]
/ ˌæn tiˈneɪt l /
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adjective
prenatal: an antenatal clinic.

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Origin of antenatal

First recorded in 1810–20; ante- + natal

OTHER WORDS FROM antenatal

an·te·na·tal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antenatal

antenatal
/ (ˌæntɪˈneɪtəl) /

adjective
occurring or present before birth; during pregnancy
noun
Also called: prenatal informal an examination during pregnancy

Derived forms of antenatal

antenatally, adverb
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Medical definitions for antenatal

antenatal
[ ăn′tē-nātl ]

adj.
prenatal
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