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NICU

[ en-ahy-see-yoo, nik-yoo ]
/ ˈɛnˈaɪˈsiˈyu, ˈnɪkˌyu /
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noun
neonatal intensive care unit: a specialized center in a hospital where intensive care is provided for newborn infants who are premature or have health problems.
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Origin of NICU

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for NICU

NICU

abbreviation for
neonatal intensive care unit
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Medical definitions for NICU

NICU

abbr.
neonatal intensive-care unit
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