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ne·o·nate

 (nē′ə-nāt′)
n.
A newborn infant, especially one less than four weeks old.

[neo- + Latin nātus, past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

neonate

(ˈniːəʊˌneɪt)
n
(Medicine) a newborn child, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old

ne•o•nate

(ˈni əˌneɪt)

n.
a newborn child, or one in its first 28 days.
[1930–35; neo- + -nate < Latin nātus born]
ne`o•na′tal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neonate - a baby from birth to four weeksneonate - a baby from birth to four weeks  
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
liveborn infant - infant who shows signs of life after birth
low-birth-weight baby, low-birth-weight infant - an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age; "a low-birth-weight infant is at risk for developing lack of oxygen during labor"
postmature infant - infant born after 42 weeks of gestation; usually shows signs of placental insufficiency
preemie, premature baby, premature infant, premie, preterm baby, preterm infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
SGA infant, small-for-gestational-age infant - an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age
stillborn infant - infant who shows no signs of life after birth
term infant - infant born at a gestational age between 37 and 42 completed weeks

neonate

noun
A very young child:
Translations

ne·o·nate

n. neonato-a, recién nacido-a, de seis semanas o menos de nacido-a.

neonate

n neonato -ta mf, recién nacido -da mf
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