Definition of Neonatal period

1. Noun. The first 28 days of life.

Generic synonyms: Time Of Life

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neonatal Period

neonatal heart failure
neonatal hepatitis
neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
neonatal hypoglycaemia
neonatal intensive care unit
neonatal isoerythrolysis
neonatal line
neonatal lupus
neonatal medicine
neonatal mortality
neonatal mortality rate
neonatal nursing
neonatal period (current term)
neonatal pulmonary venous hypertension
neonatal ring
neonatal screening
neonatal sepsis
neonatal tetanus
neonatal tetany
neonatal tooth

Literary usage of Neonatal period

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1. Manual of Antenatal Pathology and Hygiene: The Foetus by John William Ballantyne (1902)
"... IV The Immediate Effect of Antenatal Pathology ; The Antenatal Factor in Neonatal Pathology. The neonatal period of Life; Physiology of Neonatal Life; ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Improvements in infant mortality rates due to neonatal intensive care were especially pronounced in the neonatal period and accounted for much, if not all, ..."

3. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"The majority of infant deaths occur during the neonatal period. In 1987, 6.5 of the 10.1 infant deaths per 1000 live births occurred during the neonatal ..."

4. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"They are of rare occurrence and have no connection with hemophilia, since the disposition to bleed ceases with the neonatal period. ..."

5. Contributions by University of Minnesota Dept. of Anatomy (1922)
"Thus the relative anatomic capacity of the stomach decreases as the body weight increases, as does the relative physiologic capacity in the neonatal period. ..."

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