neonatology

[ nee-oh-ney-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌni oʊ neɪˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the development and disorders of newborn children.

Origin of neonatology

First recorded in 1955–60; neonate + -o- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM neonatology

ne·o·na·tol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neonatology

neonatology
/ (ˌniːəʊnəˈtɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the development and disorders of newborn babies

Derived forms of neonatology

neonatologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for neonatology

neonatology
[ nē′ō-nā-tŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of pediatrics that deals with the diseases and care of newborns.neonatal medicine

Other words from neonatology

ne′o•na•tolo•gist n.
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Science definitions for neonatology

neonatology
[ nē′ō-nā-tŏlə-jē ]

The branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and care of newborn infants.
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