Definition of Newborn

1. Noun. A baby from birth to four weeks.

2. Adjective. Recently born. "A newborn infant"
Similar to: Immature, Young

3. Adjective. Having just or recently arisen or come into existence. "With newborn fears"
Exact synonyms: New-sprung
Similar to: New

Definition of Newborn

1. a. Recently born.

Definition of Newborn

1. Adjective. recently born. ¹

2. Adjective. born anew, reborn. ¹

3. Noun. A recently born baby. ¹

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Definition of Newborn

1. a recently born infant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Newborn

1. neonatal, neonate

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Literary usage of Newborn

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"Direct nasal inspection is remarkably easy in the newborn. In the recumbent position, with the child's nostrils separated by a bent hairpin or an open ..."

2. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1895)
"DISEASES OF THE newborn. THE literature of this subject during the past year has been exceedingly rich. Olshausen, in a communication to the Hufe- land ..."

3. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"newborn DEATH. 1 To-day Death seems to me an infant child Which her worn mother Life upon my knee Has set to grow my friend and play with me; If haply so my ..."

4. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1899)
"Transverse section through mesencephalon of newborn babe; ... Transverse section through superior colliculi and cerebral peduncle of newborn babe 487 318. ..."

5. The Diseases of infancy and childhood by Henry Koplik (1918)
"Fully 80 per cent, of all newborn infants become jaundiced shortly after birth ... The conjunctive are last to be tinged in the jaundice of the newborn. ..."

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