preterm infant

n.

An infant born before the 37th week of gestation.

Nearby words

  1. preterite,
  2. preterition,
  3. preteritive,
  4. preterlegal,
  5. preterm,
  6. pretermission,
  7. pretermit,
  8. preternatural,
  9. preterperfect,
  10. pretest


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