- infant apnea,
- infant mortality rate,
- infant prodigy,
- infant school,
Origin of infant
Examples from the Web for infant
Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.
Increased access to reproductive healthcare has resulted in better maternal and infant health outcomes.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two bowls were set before the infant—one containing gold and jewels, the other hot coals.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage|Lloyd Grove|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An infant too young to have received his first round of shots gasps for air after having been infected with pertussis.Hey Anti-Vaxxers, Watch NOVA: Vaccines--Calling the Shots|Russell Saunders|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next door is a shop selling fake vintage Ramones cover T-shirts and infant onesises.
Hun answered that the infant had no propertie in the shet, wherupon the priest ascited him in the spiritual courte.
The group is composed of an American Hunter, in the act of seizing an Indian who was about to tomahawk a mother and her infant.
The pulse of an infant, or of a man of small stature, is more frequent than that of a grown person, or a man of a large size.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IV (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Beside his cot was seated his mother; his wife, bent over the bed, held her infant in her arms.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
Acrisius, on hearing of his daughter's disgrace, caused both her and the infant to be shut up in a chest and cast into the sea.
- of or relating to young children or infancy
- designed or intended for young children
Word Origin for infant
late 14c., "child during earliest period of life" (sometimes extended to age 7 and sometimes including a fetus), from Latin infantem (nominative infans) "young child, babe in arms," noun use of adjective meaning "not able to speak," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + fans, present participle of fari "speak" (see fame (n.)). As an adjective, 1580s, from the noun.