neonatal

[ nee-oh-neyt-l ]
/ ˌni oʊˈneɪt l /

adjective

of or relating to newborn children.

Origin of neonatal

First recorded in 1900–05; neo- + natal

Related forms

ne·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 Forms

neonatally, 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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