kangaroo care


noun

a method of caring for a premature baby in which the baby is periodically held against a parent's bare chest.

Nearby words

  1. kang-de,
  2. kanga,
  3. kanga pirau,
  4. kangar,
  5. kangaroo,
  6. kangaroo closure,
  7. kangaroo court,
  8. kangaroo dog,
  9. kangaroo grass,
  10. kangaroo island

Also called kan·ga·roo·ing [kang-guh-roo-ing] /ˌkæŋ gəˈru ɪŋ/.

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