neonate

[nee-uh-neyt]
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Origin of neonate

1930–35; neo- + -nate < Latin nātus born; see native
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British Dictionary definitions for neonate

neonate

noun
  1. a newborn child, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old
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Word Origin and History for neonate
n.

"recently born infant," 1905, coined from neo- + Latin natus "born," past participle of nasci "be born" (Old Latin gnasci; see genus).

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neonate in Medicine

neonate

[nēə-nāt′]
n.
  1. A neonatal infant.
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