neonatal

[nee-oh-neyt-l]

Origin of neonatal

First recorded in 1900–05; neo- + natal
Related formsne·o·na·tal·ly, adverbpost·ne·o·na·tal, adjective
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neonatal

adjective
  1. of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old
Derived Formsneonatally, adverb
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neonatal in Medicine

neonatal

[nē′ō-nātl]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the first 28 days of an infant's life.
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