neonatology

[nee-oh-ney-tol-uh-jee]

noun

the study of the development and disorders of newborn children.

Origin of neonatology

First recorded in 1955–60; neonate + -o- + -logy
Related formsne·o·na·tol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neonatology

neonatology

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the development and disorders of newborn babies
Derived Formsneonatologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for neonatology
n.

branch of medicine concerned with newborn infants, 1960, from neonate "recently born infant" + -ology.

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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
Related formsne′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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