Definition of Neonatal

1. Adjective. Relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth. "The neonatal period"

Partainyms: Neonate

Definition of Neonatal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the period of time immediately following birth, or to the newborn. ¹

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Definition of Neonatal

1. neonate [adj] - See also: neonate

Medical Definition of Neonatal

1. Pertaining to the first four weeks after birth. Origin: L. Natus = born This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Neonatal

neon fish
neon glow lamp
neon induction lamp
neon lamp
neon light
neon lighting
neon sign
neon signs
neon tetra
neon tetras
neon tube
neonatal (current term)
neonatal abstinence syndrome
neonatal anaemia
neonatal apoplexy
neonatal arthritis of foals
neonatal calf diarrhoea virus
neonatal conjunctivitis
neonatal death
neonatal diagnosis
neonatal heart failure
neonatal hepatitis
neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
neonatal hypoglycaemia

Literary usage of Neonatal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Health Care Technology And Its Assessment In Eight Countries edited by H. David Banta (2004)
"An estimated 500 to 600 babies per year are ventilated in these neonatal intensive ... The technology of neonatal intensive care has dramatically improved ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"neonatal Mortality Between 1970 and 1981 the neonatal mortality rate declined ... Improvements in infant mortality rates due to neonatal intensive care were ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Purification of neonatal Rat Pancreatic Monolayer Cultures for Endocrine Cells (40657)1 ... For each experiment, one pool of neonatal rat pancreases was ..."

4. Manual of Antenatal Pathology and Hygiene: The Foetus by John William Ballantyne (1902)
"On the dividing line between Antenatal and Postnatal Pathology lies neonatal Pathology, a sort of unexplored territory, a " No Man's Land," liable, however, ..."

5. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Research in the 1960s suggested that electronic fetal monitoring during labor reduced the risk of intrapartum stillbirth, neonatal death, and developmental ..."

6. Protecting Children in Substance-Abusing Families by Vickie Kropenske, Judy Howard (1995)
"neonatal AND INFANT COMPLICATIONS There are a number of pediatrie medical complications associated with prenatal substance abuse. ..."

7. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY IN SHEEP AND neonatal MORTALITY By JT STAMP Moredun Research Institute. Edinburgh INTRODUCTION Muscular dystrophy and myopathy have ..."

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