neonatal

[ nee-oh-neyt-l ]
/ ˌni oʊˈneɪt l /
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adjective

of or relating to newborn children.

Nearby words

  1. neomercantilism,
  2. neomycin,
  3. neon,
  4. neon lamp,
  5. neon tetra,
  6. neonatal anemia,
  7. neonatal hepatitis,
  8. neonatal herpes,
  9. neonatal medicine,
  10. neonatal mortality rate

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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British Dictionary definitions for neonatal

neonatal

/ (ˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl) /

adjective

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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Medicine definitions for neonatal

neonatal

[ nē′ō-nātl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the first 28 days of an infant's life.

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